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While Knesset Debates Drownings, 2 More Drown


After 5 people drowned off Israel’s shores this past weekend, the Knesset convened to discussed shore safety – and ironically 2 more people drowned this morning as the issue was being examined.

By David Lev



After five people drowned off Israel’s shores last weekend, the Knesset called for a special discussion on how to increase safety at the shore – and ironically, two more people drowned Sunday as the discussion was taking place.

A 49 year old Shfaram resident drowned at a beach in Nahariya, and was declared dead on the spot, while a fifteen year old Tel Aviv resident, who was pulled from the water at the Bograshov beach in the city, was eventually resuscitated. Continue Reading »