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Rifles, rocket launchers, explosives and more stolen from IDF in recent years – report

A collection of guns and military gear seized in an IDF operation in Hebron on February 27, 2018. (Israel Defense Forces)
Illustrative: A collection of guns and military gear seized in an IDF operation in Hebron on February 27, 2018. (Israel Defense Forces)

Hundreds of guns, nearly 50 rocket launchers and numerous other types of weaponry were stolen from the Israel Defense Forces between 2013 and 2020, the Haaretz daily reports, citing official figures obtained via a freedom of information request.

According to the report, among the weapons stolen during that span were assault rifles and machine guns; various types of grenades; rocket launchers and explosives; and over 150,000 bullets.

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