Young man dead after falling from great height in northern Israel

Police believe the man was partying at a festival when the incident occurred. He was taken to hospital in critical condition, where he later succumbed to his wounds.
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A 20-year-old Israeli man died Friday after falling from a great height near the Hamat Gader hot springs site in northern Israel.

Police said the incident is still under investigation, though it is believed the man was partying at a festival when the incident occurred. He was taken to hospital in critical and unstable condition.

"When we arrived on the scene we saw a man in his 20s suffering from a head injury and multi-system trauma," said Vik, a paramedic. "We treated him and carried him onto a helicopter that flew to the hospital."



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