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September 4, 2013 1:02 am

IDF Officer Who Struck Danish Citizen Reaches Plea Deal

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IDF Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner. Photo: Screenshot via YouTube.

Ynet – Lt.-Col Shalom Eisner, the IDF officer who was suspended from duty after he was filmed striking a foreign peace activist from Denmark with his M-16 rifle during a Jordan Valley protest in April 2012, has reached a plea agreement with military prosecutors, Ynet learned on Tuesday.

Under the agreement, Eisner will receive two months of community service without pay. He will not be discharged from the IDF, but he will not be promoted to a new position and will retire from the army early.

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