Girl, 13, seriously hurt in fall from climbing wall near Jerusalem

Illustrative: An Israeli woman seen practicing rock climbing at a wall in Jerusalem. November 11, 2013. Photo by Meital Cohen/ flash 90
Illustrative: An Israeli woman seen practicing rock climbing at a wall in Jerusalem. November 11, 2013. Photo by Meital Cohen/ flash 90

A 13-year-old girl in a serious condition after falling from a climbing wall at Kibbutz Kiryat Anavim in Jerusalem, medics say.

The girl fell from a height of some 10 meters (32 feet) and has been taken to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem in Jerusalem suffering from multiple injuries, Magen David Adom medics say.

Police say an initial investigation shows that the girl was visiting the site on a school trip and for an unknown reason climbed the wall without ropes in violation of the adventure park’s rules.

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