A 7-year-old boy drowned in the Sea of ​​Galilee, in critical condition


The boy drowned around 4 a.m. near Dugit Beach • MDA crews who arrived at the scene evacuated him to Poria Hospital while performing CPR on him • MDA: “The boy apparently stayed underwater for several minutes until his brother noticed him.”


Photo: Tal Barnea

A 7-year-old boy in critical condition after drowning in the Sea of ​​Galilee: MDA crews were called last night (Saturday to Sunday) to the Dugit beach area in the eastern part of the Sea of ​​Galilee, following a report of a boy drowning in the lake. The boy was apparently found by his brother after being underwater for several minutes. CPR is performed all the way through.

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The incident occurred shortly before 4 p.m. This is a child living in East Jerusalem who stayed in the area with his family. hospital Fertile Not yet updated on his condition.

MDA personnel Tark Lift And Yvonne Freeman Levin, who arrived at the scene, said: “We saw a 7-year-old boy unconscious, without breathing and without a pulse. The family members performed basic resuscitation operations on him, in a telephone briefing focused on 101 by MDA. We were told he was used by the Sea of ​​Galilee after being underwater, apparently for a few minutes, and his brother noticed him. We provided him with medical treatment and performed advanced resuscitation operations – which continued all the way to the hospital. “


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