Woman drowns after falling from jetty on Tel Aviv beach
Emelia Yanai, 48, fell into water from pier while walking with husband; Musa Awad-Amash, 11, drowned on Wednesday at water park in Tel Aviv.
Emelia Yanai from Ramat Gan drowned off the beach in Tel Aviv Wednesday night after she fell from a jetty into the water below.
The body of the 48-year-old woman washed up on the beach two hours later and she was pronounced dead by paramedics on the scene.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident.
On Wednesday, 11-year-old Musa Awad-Amash drowned in a pool at the 'Meimadion' water park at the Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv.
Police have detained the park's manager and the pool's lifeguard, on suspicions of negligence in relation to the boy's death.
The boy's father stated that while his son was swimming, he noticed him struggling in the water. The father then called for help, but there were no lifeguards at the pool at the time.
Bystanders pulled the boy from the water and began performing CPR, but to no avail.
The father stated that the park's lifeguards took far too long to reach the location.
A preliminary police investigations into the death is focusing on the possibility that Awad-Amash was riding on a water slide when he suffered a blow of some sort, or that another child jumped on him while he was in the water.
Park authorities have not issued a statement on the incident.
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