An Israeli soldier collapsed and died of heatstroke on Tuesday, during a tour of the Jerusalem’s Old City.
Private Dan Sela, 18, from Afula was on a tour with his unit. After he collapsed in the sweltering summer heat, he was transferred to Shaare Zedek Medical in Center critical condition, and later died. His family has been informed.
The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement that the commander of GOC Army Headquarters, Major-General Guy Tzur, has appointed an panel of inquiry to find out what happened.