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April 18, 2012 9:47 am

IDF Soldier Involved in Protest Incident Relieved of His Command

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Lt.-Col. Shalom Eisner.

Ynet – The IDF has decided to take various disciplinary actions against Lt.-Col. Shalom Eisner, who struck a Danish pro-Palestinian protester with an M-16 rifle.

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen Benny Gantz ordered Wednesday that Eisner be relieved of his duties as deputy commander of the IDF’s Jordan Valley Brigade over “operational and ethical failures.”

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