It happens anytime you mix boys and guns. The commanders did right to break up the bunch. There was a clear lapse in training and discipline by the Platoon leader which had spread to everyone in the platoon or at least enough that unacceptable behavior ended up with a solider seriously injured. I hope his recovery is total but fear he will be maimed for life.
At least 1,000 Israeli Arabs protest death of Palestinian infant in deadly West Bank arson (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF platoon dismantled after soldier hurt playing with weapon