Officials reported today an Israeli soldier, whose name was withheld, was killed yesterday when a command car in which he was riding hit an anti-vehicle mine near Masada in the Beisan Valley. In the initial report of the incident, it was reported that three soldiers were injured.
In another Beisan Valley incident, Jordanian troops opened fire this morning on an Israeli border police armored car at Neveh Orr. The fire was returned and no Israeli casualties were reported.
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.