In what the Israel Defense Force is calling a “severe safety violation,” a 65-ton Merkava battle tank rolled across a major Israeli highway Sunday. Where was its crew? Fast asleep inside the armored vehicle.

The IDF has launched an investigation into how a tank crew from Shizafon base fell asleep inside their Merkava-4 tank and put it into reverse, winding up 600 meters from where they should have been, on the other side of the busy Route 40 highway.

The incident happened Sunday during a tank commander’s course in the Negev Desert, about 46 miles north of the resort city of Eilat, the Times of Israel reported. The bizarre episode rounded off a week of field exercises. According to Haaretz, the tank crew’s commander had gotten out of the tank to go to the bathroom and when he came back 20 minutes later, he found the tank was missing.

Arutz Sheva noted that all other precautions had been taken, including locking the tank’s turret into position.

The Merkava Mark IV is the newest generation of the Israeli line of main battle tanks, with 360 produced for the Israeli army since 2003.

An IDF spokesperson said nobody had been hurt, but that the tank had narrowly missed a group of soldiers when Yahweh took the wheel. However, they’re now investigating the “unusual security incident… to learn the lessons in order to prevent a recurrence of similar incidents in the future.”

 

 

Source: Sputnik

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It is ‘Highly Likely’ that Iran delivered a sleeping gas via Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon. The Hezbollah special forces then used a tunnel to enter Israel and committed a gas attack on the innocent Israeli soldiers who were sleeping in their little tank after a long day of driving around in ever decreasing circles whilst chasing Palestinian infants. The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompepotimus flew immediately to Israel from an AIPAC rally in the USA withought even taking time to have a Bathroom Break. He has given Nutty Yahoo another 500 million USD from the US Infrastructure Renewal… Read more »

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Tell us about the 8th Waffen-SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer which was involved in suppressing the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and their “combat” performances at assassinating civilians…
My latest purchased T-shirt :
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They are not civilians if they are armed

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Oh, 5 Nazis spotted.
BTW, the Muslim Brotherhood became ally to the Nazis through their leaders : Amin al-Husseini (Arafat’s uncle) was the Arab speaker on the Nazi radio for the Mid-East and was lieutnant-general in the Waffen-SS while Hassan al-Bana (MB founder) translated ‘Mein Kampf’ in Arab, although he forgot to translate Hitle’s thought about Arabs. Had Amin al-Husseini project to build an Auschwitz replica in Jewish-Palestine happened, hadn’t Nazis failed in El-Alamein, Jews would have been first in, the Arabs would have followed them in gas-chambers!

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FFS fancy leaving the handbrake off …

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Just like the Iranian Air Force B707 cargo that forgot to stop at the end of the runway few days ago. Except it killed 15 militaries onboard and likely undisclosed number of civilians in the houses in the runway axis…

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Strangely, AMN wrote no article about it… As they will write about small protests in Israel, EU or USA but not about truckers or steel-workers strikes in Iran and a full stadium chanting “Death to Khamenei”, “mullahs get lost”, “Islam made us poor” etc…

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Whoops! Iran Air-Force B707-320C (5-8312, EP-CPP, built 1976) crashed into houses in Karaj when landing at nearby Fath Airport, it overran the end of the runway due to fog.
15 dead onboard… Casualties on the ground weren’t communicated.
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Whoops! Iranian satellite launch failed despite nobody slept in the control room…