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December 19, 2012 9:11 am

Former IDF Chief of Staff Amnon Lipkin-Shahak Dies After Long Battle With Cancer

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Amnon Lipkin-Shahak. Photo: IDF.

Ynet – Former IDF Chief of Staff Amnon Lipkin-Shahak died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 68-years-old.

He passed away in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem, at noon.

Lipkin-Shahak was the IDF’s 15th chief of staff. He later served as the tourism and transportation minister in the 15th Knesset.

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