IDF Officer and Soldiers Wounded in Gaza, January 13 2009, 10 IST

DOTZJanuary 13th, 2009

IDF Officer and IDF Soldiers Wounded in Explosion of a Booby-Trapped House

An IDF officer was critically wounded and two IDF soldiers were lightly to moderately wounded during the overnight operation in the northern Gaza Strip.

The families of the soldiers have been notified.

The wounded officer and soldiers were evacuated to hospital for medical treatment.

The force was hurt after an explosive device was detonated against them in a booby trapped house that they were searching. Different weaponry was uncovered while searching the house including a machine gun and a vest.