IDF officer injured by landmine explosion in Golan Heights

An IDF officer was injured by a landmine explosion in the northern Golan Heights on Wednesday while she was carrying out work near the border fence with Syria. Her condition was not immediately known

An army spokeswoman said it was unclear how the mine got to where it was, adding that the military is investigating. An army source said the mine appeared to have been swept from its original location by weather conditions, saying it was likely an accident.

The officer was transported by helicopter to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.


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