A 12-year-old Beduin boy died on Sunday night after reportedly being entangled in a rope in a southern Negev town near Arad, Israel Radio reported.
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Paramedics arrived on the scene to evacuate him to Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba in a critical condition, but he succumbed to his injuries shortly after.
According to the report, the father said the boy became entangled in the rope which wrapped itself around his neck.
Police are investigating the circumstances of the incident.