Israeli Air Force Captain Killed by Friendly Fire

Thousands of people attended a late night funeral Wednesday for an Israeli reserve soldier killed earlier in the day by errant IDF gunfire during a stabbing attack in the West Bank. Eliav Gelman, 30, an Air Force captain in the Israeli military’s reserve corps, was shot by troops trying to stop the Palestinian who was attacking him with a knife at the Gush Etzion Junction south of Jerusalem.

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