Nine Teenage Hikers Killed in Dead Sea Flash Floods Named

Israeli authorities named the nine teenagers who were killed Thursday when they were swept away by a flash flood during a hike at Nahal Tsafit, south of the Dead Sea.

Ella Or, from the settlement of Ma’ale Adumim; Gali Belali, from the central city of Givatayim; Agam Levi, from Moshav Herut in central Israel; Shani Samir, from the central town of Shoham; Adi Ra’anan, from the coastal community of Mikhmoret; Yael Sadan and Maayan Barhum from Jerusalem; Romi Cohen, from Moshav Maor in the north and Tzur Alfi, from the central town of Mazkeret Batya.

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– Rescue helicopter over Nahal Tsafit, April 26, 2018. Video by Eli Hershkovitz