Ukrainian teen drowns after fleeing with family to Israel

A 16-year-old Ukrainian immigrant, who fled the war-torn country with his family to Israel, drowned in Acre's Argaman Beach on Sunday.

The teen was with his friends at the beach when he went missing at around 7:30 p.m., after all lifeguard stations at the beach were closed.

Following a search, he was found and carried back to the shore, where resuscitation attempts by paramedics at the scene were unsuccessful.

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