Police in Ashkelon call off search for three brothers

March 28, 2013 20:53


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Three brothers disappeared in the waters off the coast of Ashkelon on Thursday afternoon, and it appears that the three very likely drowned.

Police and rescue personnel called off the search at 8pm, adding that they will begin searching again in the morning.

Around 5pm, a woman called police and reported that her three brothers, aged 16, 19, and 26, had been carried off by the current and rescue personnel began to search for them off Dalila beach.

Also on Thursday, a 17-year-old drowned at the Gan Hashlosha pool while on a school trip.

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