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September 1, 2005
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Too few Israeli soldiers are issued with bulletproof vests, an internal report found. The State Comptroller’s Report on Israel’s security apparatus, issued Wednesday, took the army to task for equipping no more than 40 percent of its combat troops with body armor capable of stopping rifle bullets. Other soldiers get outdated flak jackets which provide inadequate protection, comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss wrote.

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