Seven Soldiers Injured as Bulldozer Crushes Jeep Near Mount Dov

Israeli soldiers evacuate their wounded comrades at an army deployment area along the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014. The Israeli army said five of its soldiers have been killed in and around the wartorn Gaza Strip. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read …
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The Jerusalem Post reports: A serious incident near Mount Dov in the north of the country on Tuesday evening has resulted in seven soldiers sustaining injuries ranging from critical to light condition, according to a statement released by the IDF.

Among those injured was one officer, one non-commissioned officer and five conscripts, the IDF noted.

The families of those hurt in the incident have been notified and an investigation is underway to determine the circumstances of the collision.

According to a preliminary reports, it appears that the incident was caused by a bulldozer which ran over a jeep containing the soldiers.

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