The father and son tripped for an unknown reason and fell off a 70-meter-tall cliff at the Tze’elim Stream.

Photo credit: Arava Rescue Unit/Channel 2 News

A man was killed and his 11-year-old son severely injured on Friday after falling off a 70-meter-tall cliff during a trip to the Tze’elim Stream in southern Israel.

Rescue forces that arrived on scene were unable to revive the man after hours of relentless efforts. His son was flown to a Beersheba hospital by helicopter with a severe head injury.