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Officers killed in overnight friendly fire incident laid to rest

Maj. Ofek Aharon and Maj. Itamar Elharar, killed in the night’s friendly fire incident, have been laid to rest.

According to Channel 13, Aharon’s father Eli said he demands answers from the chief of staff on how the incident was allowed to happen.

Aharon’s sister Daniel said: “You had so many plans. You didn’t want to die, I know. You kept everybody safe, but they didn’t keep you safe.”

Undated photographs of Maj. Itamar Elharar (left) and Maj. Ofek Aharon, who were killed in a friendly fire incident outside their base in the Jordan Valley, on January 12, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces)

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