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IDF to probe why soldiers keep falling in pits during training

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The Israel Defense Forces launched an investigation by “experts” into why soldiers keep falling into holes during training exercises, after the latest such incident occurred the day before, the military said.

During a nighttime camouflage exercise around Beit Guvrin, near the town of Kiryat Gat, a trainee from the elite Maglan reconnaissance unit fell into one of the many pits and caves that are common in that area.

Fearing that he may have sustained serious injuries, a large-scale rescue effort was undertaken, with civilian and military search-and-rescue specialists being called in,........

© The Times of Israel

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