Friday, March 23
Latest News
  1. Israel detains Palestinian at Erez crossing in northern Gaza
  2. Israeli forces detain 16 Palestinians from Shufat camp
  3. Israeli forces raid hospital in Jerusalem, in search of Palestinian
  4. Israeli bulldozers enter southern Gaza Strip, raze lands along border
  5. Ahed Tamimi reaches plea deal with Israeli military to serve 8 months
  6. Israeli forces detain 28 Palestinians during predawn raids
  7. Israeli forces raze lands, open fire on Palestinian fishermen in Gaza
  8. Israeli soldiers tear gas village as children make their way to school
  9. 20 Palestinians detained from East Jerusalem refugee camp
  10. 9 Palestinians detained by Israeli forces in overnight raids

Israeli soldier commits suicide near Gaza border

Feb. 17, 2017 11:51 A.M. (Updated: Feb. 19, 2017 5:57 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli soldier committed suicide by shooting himself near the border with the Gaza Strip overnight Thursday, Hebrew media reported on Friday.

Various news outlets reported that the soldier was found critically injured after he shot himself, and that army medical teams attempted to save his life to no avail. He was pronounced dead shortly after.

An Israeli army spokesperson confirmed the incident to Ma’an, saying the soldier was found dead at his base in southern Israel, and that a military police investigation had been opened.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017