First high ranking officer to be investigated by military police over Protective Edge conduct

The commander of the 82nd battalion of the 7th armored brigade, lieutenant colonel Neria Yeshurun, who fought in the northern portion of the Gaza strip during Operation Protective Edge, will undergo a military police investigation on Monday as a suspect. Yeshurun’s subordinates, company commander Captain Dima Levitas was killed by a Palestinian sniper, who was perched in a medical clinic in Saja’iyya . His battalion mates, who could not attend the next day funeral, bombarded the clinic from which the sniper shot Dima. The military police suspect that the fire was authorized by the battalion commander.



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