An IDF officer was killed late Monday night from friendly fire during an operation in the northern part of the Gaza Strip, the Spokesperson confirmed.
The incident occurred as the unit was maneuvering near the security fence. The officer's family has been notified. The circumstances of the event are still unclear.
In addition, early Tuesday morning a red alert siren went off in the Eshkol region, but no explosion was heard nor were any rockets located. (Elior Levy)