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  Nissan 18, 5773 , 29/03/13

200 Hikers Rescued from Northern and Southern Sites

About 200 hikers were rescued, Thursday evening, after getting stranded in the Nachal Dragot stream area near the Dead Sea and the Nachal Sion stream in the Golan Heights. The hikers were generally in good condition, although three were airlifted to Ziv/Sieff Hospital in Tzfat for hypothermia and exhaustion, and five were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The search continued, Friday morning, for three brothers who disappeared in the waters of the Delilah Beach in Ashkelon. It is feared that two of the brothers drowned while trying to save the third brother.

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