Five Family Members Injured After Lightning Strikes At Zikim Beach


Five members of the same family were hurt when they were struck by lightning at Zikim Beach, just north of Gaza.

The 14-year-old is listed in critical condition. The sister-in-law is listed in serious condition. The other siblings, ages 13, 17, and 24 are listed in moderate condition.

Dr. Gili Givati, deputy director of the hospital, provided updates on the status of the injured. “Five people were injured and brought to the medical center. One of them, 14 years old, who was in critical condition, underwent prolonged resuscitation, which continued in the hospital,” she said.

“He is currently in a trauma room and is currently undergoing pediatric intensive care. Another serious injury was sustained in the field. Intensive care was underway. She, 22, is in intensive care. There were 3 people who suffered minor injuries. They recognized, signs show signs of electrical tension, entries wounds and exit wounds,” from the lightning strike, she added.

The father of the injured siblings called on the public to pray for the complete recovery of Elchanan Ben Mazal, 17, Asher Ben Mazal, 14, and Efrat Bat Sara, 21.

Read more at Arutz Sheva.



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