Watch: Thousands at funeral of officer killed in accident

Thousands of people on Wednesday night gathered to pay their final respects to First Lieutenant Yishai Rozales, who was killed in a training accident at the Tze’elim Base in the Negev on Tuesday.

Rozales was killed by shrapnel from mortar round which was fired in the wrong direction by the 75th Battalion of the 7th Armored Corps Division during a training drill.

He was brought to rest at the cemetery on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.