reservists were lightly wounded on Tuesday when a machine-gun barrel exploded at the Zeelim base in southern Israel.
The two were taken to the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba.
The army launched an inquiry into the incident.
The accident occurred several hours after an Air Force
Cobra helicopter crashed
near Gedera, killing two pilots. It is estimated the crash was caused by a technical fault.
The number of IDF soldiers killed in accidents rose in 2012 which saw eight soldiers killed compared to one in 2011. In total, 85 soldiers were injured during training in 2012.
The accidents include the death of an Artillery Corps combatant in a jeep accident
in the Golan Heights,
the death of a female soldier in the Mount Herzl
stage collapse, the death of two Navy
officers in a car accident and the death of a Military Police soldier in a bus crash.
Ilana Curiel contributed to this report
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