Israel killed two of its own soldiers thinking it was a Palestinian

Israel has shot dead two of its military officers in what is believed to be a Palestinian attack. They are Ofek Aharan and Itamar Elharar. The incident took place at the Nabi Musa military base in the West Bank last Thursday.

The Israeli military has issued a statement on the matter. The statement said the two army officers were mistakenly shot as “Palestinian assailants” while patrolling a base in the West Bank. It killed them. The two officers killed had the rank of Major.

The incident took place after Israeli troops had completed a training exercise near the Prophet Musa base.