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Soldier taken to hospital after suspect allegedly tried to take her gun

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

Medics are seen near Ashkelon after a man allegedly tried to steal the gun of a soldier, April 10, 2022. (United Hatzalah)
Medics are seen near Ashkelon after a man allegedly tried to steal the gun of a soldier, April 10, 2022. (United Hatzalah)

The female soldier who was assaulted by a man suspected of trying to steal her gun near Ashkelon is taken to hospital by medics.

“I evacuated the soldier from the scene to the Barzilai Medical Center with light injuries,” says United Hatzalah medic and ambulance driver Ahmad Abu Gouda.

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