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Northern district police report that divers on Monday afternoon 2 Tammuz were summoned to begin searching for a missing swimmer. The search resulted in locating his lifeless body in deep water. He was pronounced dead on the scene following resuscitation efforts. He was identified as a resident of Tel Sheva, a Bedouin community in the Negev.
Kinneret Authority officials and police remind the tzibur of basic safety measures.
- One should not enter waters off-limits to swimmers and when lifeguards are not on duty.
- After the deeper waters for fear of the undercurrent.
- It is advised to keep small children out of the water unless accompanied by an adult.
- Do not enter the water under the influence of alcohol.
Just a few days ago, the body of another missing swimmer was discovered after several days of searching.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photo Credit: Police spokesman unit)