Tourist drowns off Herzliya beach
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Tourist drowns off Herzliya beach

Man pulled out of the water by beach-goers; resuscitation efforts fail; woman with him hospitalized

Illustrative: Israelis swim at an unauthorized beach in Tel Aviv. (photo credit: Gili Yaari/Flash90)
Illustrative: Israelis swim at an unauthorized beach in Tel Aviv. (photo credit: Gili Yaari/Flash90)

A tourist drowned Tuesday while swimming near the central city of Herzliya, police and medics said.

The man, in his 30s, and a woman, were pulled out of the sea by bystanders after encountering difficulties and calling for help.

The man was in critical condition and died on the way to the hospital despite resuscitation efforts, medics said. The woman was hospitalized and her condition was described as good.

Police said the pair were tourists, but did not give further details on their nationality.

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