The Montreal Gazette and Haaretz recently reported that IDF Sgt. Noam Adin Rechter-Levy was killed last Thursday morning during an operation near the West Bank town of Ramallah. The 20-year old soldier was killed when his weapon discharged while he was scuffling with Palestinians, according to a probe into the incident. Rechter-Levy was born in Montreal and immigrated with his family to Israel at the age of 8.
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