By Gilad Atzmon
"The assailants crossed a red line. We saw evil in their eyes," he said.
Military Police detained the soldiers for questioning and opened an investigation into the incident. A military spokesman said its findings will be submitted to the Military Advocate General for further review.
According to Global Times Senior IAF officers have previously complained about having to deal with soldiers from harsh socioeconomic backgrounds. “With all due respect to the notion of the people’s army, my feeling is that the balance has been violated.”
"With all due respect to the notion of the people's army, my feeling is that the balance has been violated," the commander of a fighter jet squadron said in the wake of the incident.
"I'm forced to invest too much time in solving soldiers' personal problems at the expense of operations ... that has a price and we are paying it," he said.