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2 Israeli Soldiers Killed in Arizona

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Two Israeli soldiers were killed and two others were injured in an accident at a joint Israel Defense Force-U.S. Army weapons development test in Arizona on Monday, the IDF announced here.

One of the injured soldiers sustained medium injuries, and the other was only slightly hurt, the IDF said Tuesday. The IDF and the U.S. Army are jointly investigating the accident, a military spokesman said.

Israel Radio said the weapon being tested was a jointly produced Howitzer, which exploded during the test.

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