Palestinian dies after falling into cistern in Jerusalem

August 1, 2010 14:58

A 35-year-old Palestinian man drowned to death after he fell into a cistern on a building site in the Har Homa neighborhood in Jerusalem.

Another Palestinian man who tried to save him also fell into the hole filled with water.

Magen David Adom crews arrived at the scene and pronounced the death of the man that drowned.

The other man was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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