70-year-old dies in rappelling accident

Elderly man dies after falling 60 feet while rappelling in cave near Karnei Shomron.

Arutz Sheva Staff,

Rescue operations near Karnei Shomron
Rescue operations near Karnei Shomron
MDA spokesperson

A 70-year-old man was killed this morning when he fell for a party that had not yet been clarified from a great height to a deep pit while rappelling in the Bell Cave near Karnei Shomron.

Rescue forces summoned to the scene managed to rescue him from a depth of about 60 feet and a team of Magen David Adom paramedics summoned to the scene began to carry out resuscitation efforts. However, they were forced to declare his death at the scene.