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Soldier moderately wounded while thwarting weapon smuggling attempt at Jordanian border

An IDF soldier was moderately wounded while thwarting a weapon smuggling attempt at the Jordanian border, according to the army.

“During the activity, the troops confiscated a number of weapons and apprehended a number of suspects,” the IDF says.

The troops, who were operating to thwart the smuggling attempt, spotted a suspect attempting to cross into Jordan from Israeli territory and fired towards him. An IDF reservist was moderately injured during the activity, along with one of the suspects,” the army says.

“The circumstances of the officer’s injury are under review. The officer and the suspect were evacuated to the hospital for medical treatment.”

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