A teenage boy drowned in the southern city of Eilat on Tuesday after jumping off a boat into the Red Sea.
The boy, 18, was attending a pre-army draft celebration on the boat with his friends, according to Channel 13. A group of teenagers jumped into the water from the vessel, including the victim, who failed to surface with his friends.
Scuba divers in the area found the teenager without a pulse at a depth of 15 meters (50 feet) a short while later and brought him to shore.
Medics attempted to revive him at the scene and rushed him to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
He was identified by the Kan public broadcaster as Eliran Levine.
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The captain was later detained for questioning.
The incident comes days after a two-year-old boy who nearly drowned in a pool last week in a settlement in the Etzion Bloc, south of Jerusalem, died Friday in the hospital. He was the second toddler to drown in a pool in Israel in June.