Man drowns in water hole while retrieving ball in Tekoa

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 22, 2013 09:28

An approximately 30-year-old man fell into a water hole and drowned near the West Bank settlement of Tekoa on Friday while trying to retrieve a ball for his sons.

The Tekoa resident was hiking with his four- and five-year-old sons when the accident occurred in the Gush Etzion region.Rescue workers succeeded in pulling the man out of the six-meter deep hole after some two hours, but could not resuscitate him.


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