TRAGEDY: Child Found Unconscious in Modi’in Illit Niftar in Hospital


A tragedy took place on Wednesday afternoon in Modi’in Illit when a young child was found not breathing and without a pulse in her crib while at her caretaker’s. The child was rushed to Tel Hashomer hospital, but later in the evening, she was pronounced dead.

The funeral for the infant will take place in Petach Tikvah’s Segulah cemetery on Wednesday night.

Rivkah, who was only six-months-old lost consciousness at her daycare. It was found out when she didn’t wake up from her nap. United Hatzalah volunteers from Modi’in Illit arrived to treat her and they performed CPR on her at the scene. From there she was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but still undergoing CPR.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)