Military Men Sentenced in Israel for Hiking Across Border
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Military Men Sentenced in Israel for Hiking Across Border

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Two Israeli Army non-commissioned officers were sentenced to 18 months in prison and reduced in rank today following their conviction on charges of having hiked across the borders of a neighboring Arab state, in violation of standing orders.

Sometime ago, after several Israeli soldiers lost their lives in such hiking tours, the army issued orders prohibiting their entering the neighboring countries.

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