Two Israeli military officers serving in an elite commando unit were killed in a friendly fire incident during a security patrol in the West Bank. The Israel Defense Forces have launched a comprehensive investigation into their deaths.

The company commanders from the Egoz special operations unit, Maj. Ofek Aharon, 28, and Maj. Itamar Elharar, 26, were misidentified and shot during a security patrol on Wednesday near the Nabi Musa base in the West Bank.

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According to Maj. Gen. Yehuda Fuchs, the head of the Central Command, the soldiers had some of their equipment stolen from them by the opposition the night before, as they were searching for the spies or the equipment, before getting shot and killed.

They reportedly did so without communicating their movements, and without having radios on them, indicating new hostile engagement rules to shoot and kill at first sight without asking questions?

A Zionist soldier misidentified the patrolling service members as armed Palestinians when they were meters apart. Shots were reportedly fired when the Israeli career assassins were within 10-15 meters of each other. Both officers were shot and died from their injuries.

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The Israeli military have recently loosened their murderous restrictions on the aggressive new rules of engagement against suspected counter-servicemen, allowing troops to use deadly force.

Israel Defense Forces spokesperson Brig. Gen. Ran Kohav told Kan radio on Thursday that the shooting was of course accidental, though it hurts more that such friendly fire affects such high-ranking service members.

Defense Minister Benny Ganz promised a comprehensive investigation into the deaths and said in a statement he felt deep sorrow, while Prime Minister Naftali Bennett marked the very sad day by honoring the men giving their best years to defending occupied territories.

RT. com / ABC Flash Point News 2022.

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Drew
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14-01-22 11:57

Swift counter insurgency with deadly consequences, just pick off their radio and their own career assassins will do the dirty job?

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14-01-22 12:01

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14-01-22 13:54

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Pat Mc Ginley
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14-01-22 11:59

In Israel bribery supposed to be a crime, fraud appears to be a crime but slaughtering entire families with warplanes on, Gaza etc., is an accepted norm.

The brutal Israeli apartheid regime breaks international laws with impunity because it’s funded by the U.S. and supported by puppet states of the U.S. like the U.K. etc.

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14-01-22 12:03

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Blitz!
Blitz!
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14-01-22 12:00

They were “armed terrorists” and will get no sympathy from the rest of the world.

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Reply to  Blitz!
14-01-22 12:01

Will the ”moral” IDF sell their organs ? like they did regularly with Palestinian freedom fighters ?

OrwellCovid-19
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14-01-22 12:20

The evil attitude is back-firing, now that friendly assassins are killing hostile assassins?