2 commanders convicted of negligence in soldier's death
A military appeals court in the Kirya base in Tel Aviv convicted the head of the Israel Defense Forces 319th Armor Division at the Northern Command, Colonel Shlomi Cohen and Lieutenant Colonel (Res.) Asaf Rafeld of negligence in the death of Sergeant Major Asaf Waxman (Res.).


Five years ago, Waxman was killed in a training accident in the Golan Heights after being trapped in an armored personnel vehicle which turned over. Waxman's company commander, Major Dudi Kelner was acquitted. (Yoav Zitun)