IDF reveals closely-guarded statistics on soldier suicides: 24 take their own lives every year
Information about suicides in the IDF was first published by an anonymous Israeli blogger who was subsequently investigated by Israel Police and the Military Police.
In the last 10 years, 237 soldiers killed themselves, according to official statistics released by the Israel Defense Forces. That works out to an average of 24 conscripts taking their own lives each year.
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