A young man was pulled out of the water at the Tel Dor beach and is in critical condition after having drowned.

United Hatzalah volunteers who arrived at the scene treated the young man who is approximately 19 years of age.

The incident took place near the archaeological site by Tel Dor close to Kibbutz Nachsholim

United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Hani Fachama who was one of the first responders to perform CPR on the young man said: “The young man was pulled out of the water by a lifeguard. At the time he was rescued he had no pulse and was not breathing. I together with other EMS volunteers performed CPR On the young man. After receiving initial treatment in the field he was taken to the hospital while still undergoing CPR and in critical condition.”