MDA paramedics were called to Tel Aviv following reports of a shooting and began life-saving treatment on a 19-year-old IDF soldier. Police believe that he was shot by his friend, also a soldier, who was playing with a gun and accidentally fired a bullet.


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Tonight (Saturday), a 19-year-old IDF soldier from Tel Aviv who was home on vacation was injured from a stray bullet. The police opened an investigation. The initial suspicion is that the soldier’s friend, also a 19-year-old soldier on vacation, was playing with a weapon and accidentally fired a bullet.

Magen David Adom (MDA) paramedics who were called to the scene began life-saving medical treatment including CPR, before evacuating him to a hospital in critical condition.