Four Soldiers Seriously Wounded in Gaza, 17 Jan 2009, 15:12 IST


January 17th, 2009

Four Soldiers Seriously Wounded in Gaza

Four IDF soldiers from the Paratroopers Brigade, two of them officers, were seriously wounded early Saturday morning by mortar fire in the Gaza Strip. The four received initial medical treatment at the scene and were evacuated to hospitals.

The soldiers’ families have been notified.

The IDF is looking into the circumstances of the incident, including the possibility that the soldiers were hit by friendly fire.

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