News Briefs

  8/2/2012, Av 14, 5772

National Service: Guidelines were Followed in Golan

The administration of the Sherut Le'umi national civilian service said, Thursday afternoon that a preliminary investigation into the dehydration death of a volunteer during an end-of-year hike along the Zavitan stream indicates that the organization was strict about safety rules and instructions about activity in nature.

National Service chief Sar-Shalom Jerbi ordered the establishment of a committee to be headed by deputy chief Ya'akov Amar to carry out a more in-depth investigation and to be sure that safety guidelines are followed and instructions are given to participants in nature trips.