Pipe bomb explosion wounds IDF soldier in West Bank

Published May 11th, 2016 - 07:19 GMT
A representational image of a pipe bomb. (AFP/File)
A representational image of a pipe bomb. (AFP/File)

The IDF officer who was wounded in a pipe bomb explosion near Himza in the West Bank is still in critical condition.

The soldier is undergoing surgery in Hadassah-Ein Kerem.

A search of the area on Tuesday revealed that four pipe bombs had exploded causing the injury to the officer. An additional five pipe bombs we found in the sweep and were deactivated by security forces.

The officer was in serious condition with a head wound following the explosion.

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