Woman in critical condition after collapsing at nature party
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Woman in critical condition after collapsing at nature party

Police arrest four organizers of the event in Negev Desert, one said to be in possession of drugs

In this file photo, partygoers take a nap during a nature party in the forest of Mount Carmel. (illustrative photo; photo credit: Alana Perino/Flash90)
In this file photo, partygoers take a nap during a nature party in the forest of Mount Carmel. (illustrative photo; photo credit: Alana Perino/Flash90)

A woman in her 20s was in a critical condition after collapsing at a “nature party” in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Saturday, police and medics said.

Police said they had arrested four of the organizers of the event and were looking into the cause of the woman’s collapse. One of the suspects was said to be in possession of a variety of drugs.

“A young woman was evacuated while unconscious and in a critical condition to the hospital after she was found in a wooded area near Goral Junction,” police said in a statement.

“Officers arrived at the scene found a nature party that was then stopped. The incident is being investigated,” they said. Nature party is sometimes a euphemism for drug raves.

The woman has not yet been identified.

Magen David Adom medics said they found her without a pulse but managed to resuscitate her before taking her to Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba.

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