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Palestinian man drowns off coast of northern Gaza

July 29, 2017 2:54 P.M. (Updated: July 29, 2017 3:09 P.M.)
Palestinian fishermen sit on a boat at the port of Gaza City, January 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Palestinian medical sources announced the death of a 30-year-old man on Friday night after he drowned off the coast of Beit Lahiya in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.

A spokesman for Gaza’s Ministry of Health Ashraf al-Qidra identified the victim as Muhammad Farawanah from Gaza City.

Al-Qidra added that the man was found drowned off the al-Wahah coast in Gaza and was evacuated to the Indonesian Hospital in Beit Lahiya in critical condition. Doctors announced his death upon his arrival at the hospital.
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