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Top IDF officer gets suspended sentence over soldier's death

A military court in Tel Aviv handed Colonel (Res.) Shlomi Cohen, who was convicted of negligence in the death of IDF soldier Assaf Waxman during a training accident in the north, a one and a half years suspended sentence.

 

Battalion Commander Lt.-Col (Res.) Asaf Rafeld, was severely reprimanded for his involvement in the accident, which occurred five years ago. (Yoav Zitun)