Improvement in Condition of Seriously Injured Soldier

5 September, 2019   |   2 weeks ago

IDF soldier Daniel Merder, who was seriously injured on Tuesday by comrades who mistakenly through a rock at him, is in stable condition and has shown a slight improvement.

The Nahariya hospital stated that he underwent a life-saving two-hour operation, has since shown improvement and is communicating with his family.

Merder, a combat soldier in the field artillery, was injured at a base in the north when he was hit in the head by a rock thrown by his comrades who were playing a game.

The Military Police have launched an investigation into the incident.

Merder was evacuated only hours after his injury, and his parents are blaming his commanders of misconduct.