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IDF soldier seriously hurt by snake bite

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Illustrative photo of IDF soldiers on the Golan Heights, Northern Israel, July 4 2007. (IDF Spokesperson/Flash90)
Illustrative photo of IDF soldiers on the Golan Heights, Northern Israel, July 4 2007. (IDF Spokesperson/Flash90)

An Israeli soldier was seriously hurt after being bit by a snake in a military base in northern Israel last night, the army says.

The Israel Defense Forces says he has been taken to a hospital for treatment.

A similar incident occurred last month.

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