Two boys who entered the water, Sunday afternoon, at the Habonim Beach, south of Haifa, were swept away by waves. Passersby alerted officials. A 10-year-old boy was drawn from the water in short order with light injuries from water ingestion.
Navy ships which were summoned to the scene found the second boy, who was unconscious and without a pulse or breathing. Magen David Adom paramedics tried to resuscitate the boy but were forced declare him dead.