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Eight-year-old child drowns in hotel near Dead Sea

MDA first responders unable to save child who had been dragged out of pool. Health organization warns against leaving children unsupervised.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2016, 4:18 PM

Tragedy on the balcony

6-year-old boy seriously wounded falling from the balcony of his home in Ramat Gan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 10:06 AM

Jewish man arrested for throwing rocks at cars

Police arrest Jewish man from Rishon Lezion on suspicion of throwing rocks at vehicles on Route 431, including an ambulance.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/26/2016, 10:36 AM

Within an hour: 2 killed in accidents in the north

Two separate fatal road accidents in the northern region of Israel claim the lives of two and injure three.Shoshana Miskin, 4/21/2016, 5:59 PM

Bus driver: 'I saw the terrorist in the hospital'

Driver of bombed bus recalls horror, says he saw the terrorists in the hospital, severely wounded, with severed limbs.David Rosenberg, 4/19/2016, 11:55 AM

MDA boosts medic shifts, supplies before Passover

Organization calls on the public to be smart about safety when traveling.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2016, 3:45 PM

Four-year-old tragically dies in fatal fall

Tragedy in Be'er Sheva: Infant boy plummets to his death from 8th-floor apartment.Uzi Baruch, 4/17/2016, 6:42 PM

Home birth complications lead to baby's death

MDA called to scene of home birth in which baby has no breath or pulse. Despite best efforts, doctors were unable to save the infant's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2016, 8:09 AM

Ra'anana: Young child dies after TV falls on her

MDA first responders were unable to save four-year-old child after a television fell on her head.Orly Harari, 4/9/2016, 8:56 PM

Driver dies after car 'flips several times'

40-year-old killed after his car gets 'smashed' due to flipping; around an hour later, another car rolls into a deep stream bank.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2016, 9:39 AM

IDF official: Terrorists already checked for bombs

Army official rejects MDA report, reaffirms IDF claims that terrorists were already checked for weapons and verified as being unarmed.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2016, 10:20 PM

MDA investigation vindicates soldier's version

Investigative committee determines concerns that Hevron terrorist had a bomb belt under his coat were not ruled out before the soldier shot.Uzi Baruch, 3/28/2016, 6:17 PM

Tragedy in Eilat

7-year-old boy drowns in a hotel pool, medics try to save him but with no success.Reut Hadar, Shoshana Miskin, 3/27/2016, 7:26 PM

Shooting attack in northern Jerusalem

Drive-by shooting targets bus at Ramot Junction, attacker flees the scene with police in hot pursuit. None wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 9:09 AM

Woman tragically dies in Ashdod fire

35-year-old found with no signs of life during apartment fire in coastal city; cause of blaze remains a mystery.Ari Yashar, 3/7/2016, 3:37 PM

MDA gets largest-ever donation for blood center

Donation of $25 million from Marcus Foundation will build a new blood services center in Ramla.Gil Ronen, 3/2/2016, 10:55 PM

14 runners hospitalized in Tel Aviv marathon

14 require hospitalization, many more need medical treatment, in what is becoming an annual tradition that has already cost two lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2016, 1:59 PM

Terror wave: 33 dead, 311 wounded in 222 attacks

MDA reports 222 terror attacks over past 5 months, leaving 33 Israelis dead, 311 wounded.David Rosenberg, 2/24/2016, 4:03 PM

Tragedy in Har Hevron: 1-year-old baby drowns

Medical teams forced to pronounce death of infant who drowned in a tub of water in southern Har Hevron; 'this is a serious tragedy.'Uzi Baruch, 2/19/2016, 1:55 PM

Two elderly people found collapsed in ditches

70-year-old woman suffering hypothermia evacuated from deep muddy ditch, hypothermic 79-year-old man likewise found in puddle.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/8/2016, 10:05 AM

One wounded in Jerusalem firebomb attack

Medics rush to treat lightly wounded victim who got hit by Molotov cocktail thrown by Arab terrorists on road to Ma'ale Adumim.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2016, 3:59 PM

Three wounded in Tel Aviv car explosion

Suspected criminal car bomb in Tel Aviv leaves three wounded - two seriously, one moderately.Matt Wanderman, 1/19/2016, 12:09 PM

Tragedy in Modi'in Ilit

18-month-old child drowns in water reservoir at entrance to Modi'in Ilit.Orli Harari, 1/16/2016, 7:13 PM

'Wishing ambulance' helps family of Tair Rada

MDA's wishing ambulance brings terminally ill Shmulik Rada to synagogue dedication in honor of slain daughter Tair.Benny Tocker, 1/14/2016, 11:42 AM

One wounded in crop duster crash

Pilot in his 50s moderately wounded and evacuated to hospital, after crop duster hits a power line near a kibbutz in the north.Orli Harari, 1/13/2016, 12:00 PM

Tragedy in Beitar Illit

Four-year-old boy was run over by a bus on Ha-Khoze mi-Lublin Street. Magen David Adom pronounced him dead on the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2015, 4:42 PM

22 dead, 252 injured in 3 months of terror

No fewer than 169 terror attacks launched against Israelis in 120 days, MDA reveals; public asked to donate blood to meet demand.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2015, 9:23 AM

Teen arrested for reporting false attack

Crackdown on prank calls to emergency hotlines continues after massive police deployment to Beit Shemesh yields nothing at all.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/11/2015, 12:19 PM

Terrorists throw rocks at MDA ambulance; none hurt

Ambulance struck while transporting patient to hospital. MDA director demands immediate response.Tova Dvorin, 12/7/2015, 10:06 PM

Temperatures to reach freezing, MDA warns

Advisories released on frostbite, hypothermia as snow lingers on the horizon.Tova Dvorin, 12/4/2015, 8:51 AM

MDA releases terror wave stats: 225 wounded

In last two months, treatment given in 7 shootings, 13 car attacks, 58 stabbings and 67 rock throwing attacks.Menachem Schwartz, 11/25/2015, 5:57 PM

MDA head pays moving visit to terror mourners

Eli Bein delivers MDA uniform of son murdered by terrorists to Litman family, promises to bring joy to wedding of orphaned sister.Eliran Aharon, 11/18/2015, 3:47 PM

Baby chokes to death on marble in Bnei Brak

Tragedy: eight-month-old dies from common toy, after medics extract the marble from wind pipe and evacuate him to hospital.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 11/17/2015, 7:44 PM

MDA team delivers twins - before father arrives

New mother in shock after going into active labor in a matter of minutes; babies healthy and well.Reut Hadar, 11/10/2015, 2:48 PM

Terror wave in numbers: 11 murdered, 159 wounded

21 severely wounded, 5 moderate-to-seriously wounded, 22 moderately, 111 lightly wounded. MDA working around the clock.Benny Moshe, 11/8/2015, 5:54 PM

Bill: Tougher fines for emergency hotline pranks

Terror wave prompting push to enforce laws against false emergency calls; proposals could change entire emergency hotline system.Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2015, 10:11 AM

10 Murdered in 20 Days of Arab Terror

MDA releases figures from start of the month, showing it treated 112 terror victims, 11 of them seriously wounded.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 10/20/2015, 7:10 PM

Zaka Clarifies: We Treat Jews Before Terrorists

After outcry over MDA director's claim severely wounded terrorists to be treated before victims, ZAKA says Jewish victims come first.Ido Ben Porat, 10/15/2015, 11:28 AM

'Treat Terrorists First if They're Wounded More'

MDA director says 'I don't have the privilege to come and sort out the wounded, we treat those wounded worst first.'Ido Ben-Porat, 10/14/2015, 11:13 AM

Yom Kippur: 2,019 People Needed Medical Assistance

MDA first responders treat 2,019 people over Yom Kippur, 1,909 of them taken to hospitals.Orly Harari, 9/23/2015, 8:50 PM

MDA on High Alert Ahead of Yom Kippur

Synagogues now being equipped with defibrillators and other equipment ahead of 25-hour fast; average of 2,000 people treated every year.Menachem Schwartz, 9/16/2015, 6:12 PM

80% Increase in Dust Storm-Related Injuries

Magen David Adom urges public to stay alert, indoors as over 600 people treated during dust storm; temperatures at record highs.Tova Dvorin, 9/9/2015, 11:15 PM

19-Year-Old Drowns in Binyamin Region Reservoir

Paramedics and doctors unable to save young man after he loses consciousness in reservoir near Ahiye.Orly Harari, 8/29/2015, 9:43 PM

After Helping Baby Terror Victim, Medic Helps Mom

The mother of Chaya Zisel Braun, who was killed in a terrorist attack, gave birth - and was helped by an ambulance driver she recognized.Yishai Karov, 8/10/2015, 6:08 PM

11-Year-Old Falls to His Death From School Roof

Tragedy strikes the capital as boy enters school to play with friends on the roof only to fall down stairway shaft.Orli Harari, 6/27/2015, 10:23 PM

Chandelier Accident Kills 1, Injures 21

Light fixture crashes to the floor in crowded events hall last night in Yavneh, killing a 50 year-old woman and injuring fellow attendees.Uzi Baruch, 6/23/2015, 9:56 AM

Gas Explosion Injures 4 in Jerusalem

Gas canister near Old City exploded, starting fire; four evacuated to area hospitals with burns, shrapnel wounds.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/11/2015, 11:18 AM

170 Treated at Meron Lag B'Omer Celebration

MDA says hundreds were hurt or dehydrated in massive crowds and bonfires, both at Meron and nationwide.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2015, 8:43 PM

229 Israelis Arrive Home; 11 Still Missing

El-Al flight includes 15 infants; two premature babies evacuated to hospital. Netanyahu: we will continue to search for the missing.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2015, 2:06 PM

Photos: First Israelis Return from Nepal

Magen David Adom escorts five surrogate families from Kathmandu as rescue operation continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2015, 5:45 PM

Magen David Adom: Kathmandu 'In Chaos'

MDA paramedic reveals how the situation in Nepal has deteriorated since Sunday, adds that no Israelis are seriously injured.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2015, 3:57 PM

15 Injured at Bnei Brak Funeral

Despite police presence to maintain calm, at least one person was moderately injured after falling from a cemetery wall.Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2015, 2:40 PM

'Bigger Funerals Have Been Held Without Incident'

United Hatzalah notes vital role of ambucycles in funeral trampling, says incident should not have happened in the 'safe environment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 8:51 PM

Two Critically Wounded by Ship Capsizing

5-year-old and 50-year-old woman in critical condition along with 9 others lightly wounded by ship accident off Yafo Port.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 3/17/2015, 7:37 PM

Marathon Halted After 75 People Injured

After two runners collapse from heat stroke, Tel Aviv halts marathon; 75 injured total.Avi Haim and Tova Dvorin, 2/27/2015, 10:43 AM

Woman Gives Birth in Snowstorm on Jerusalem Street

Closed streets and speedy birth force an MDA crew to deliver a baby in an ambulance during the storm.Ari Yashar, 2/20/2015, 8:54 AM

130 People Treated for Storm Breathing Problems

MDA on high alert and full readiness as haze and heavy winds cause breathing problems; snow and possible flooding anticipated.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 2/10/2015, 8:09 PM