Teen in serious condition after electrocuted in West Bank swimming pool
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Teen in serious condition after electrocuted in West Bank swimming pool

14-year-old boy hospitalized; circumstances surrounding the incident unclear

People swimming in a pool in Tel Aviv, on May 15, 2016. (Roni Schutzer/Flash90)
Illustrative: People swimming in a pool in Tel Aviv, on May 15, 2016. (Roni Schutzer/Flash90)

A 14-year-old boy was in a serious condition after he was electrocuted in a swimming pool in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc on Friday.

Paramedics were called to the location, where they resuscitated the teen before taking him to Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital for further treatment.

The circumstances surrounding the incident were unclear, but a paramedic from the Magen David Adom emergency service said the teen was electrocuted while swimming in the pool.

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