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July 17, 2016 10:43 am

Two IDF Soldiers Killed in Accidental Grenade Explosion on Mount Hermon

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A snowy Mount Hermon in northern Israel. Photo: Almog via Wikimedia Commons.

A snowy Mount Hermon in northern Israel. Photo: Almog via Wikimedia Commons.

Two IDF soldiers – including a lone soldier from the United States – were killed, and three others were wounded when a grenade in the possession of a driver of a light armored military vehicle went off on Mount Hermon.

The casualties have been named as 20-year-old Sgt. Shlomo Rindenow, a soldier in the 401 Brigade, originally from New Jersey, and 24-year-old St.-Sgt. Husam Tafash, of Beit Jann. OC Northern Command, Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, has appointed a commission to investigate the incident.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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