On the evening of Saturday 8 August, a man in his 40s was injured while swimming near an unauthorized beach in Ashkelon.
Ambulance doctors “Magen David Adom” provided the victim with first aid, and then took him to the hospital “Barzilai” in Ashkelon. The man’s condition is assessed as serious.
Earlier, the dispatching service of the police received a message about a man who some time ago entered the sea on Akhziv beach with his friends, but did not go ashore.
As a result of the search, a 20-year-old young man with no signs of life was found. The paramedics who arrived at the scene conducted a series of resuscitation measures for him, but were forced to state his death. The police are investigating the circumstances under which the man drowned.