IDF exercise halted after artillery shell strays

30.11.2011                      04.Kislev. 5772

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IDF exercise halted after artillery shell strays

Gantz, who was at the live-fire exercise, allows exercise to continue without artillery, orders Ground Forces investigation.

IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz suspended a live fire exercise in the South Wednesday morning after two artillery shells accidentally diverted from their planned target, endangering the lives of soldiers who were training there. No injuries were reported.
Gantz had arrived at the reservist brigade-level exercise along with OC Central Command Maj.-Gen. Avi Mizrahi and OC Ground Forces Command Maj.-Gen. Sami Turgeman….