Amid heat wave, 18-year-old IDF soldier dies of sun stroke in Jerusalem

The summer heat wave being felt throughout the country this week claimed the life of 18-year-old IDF soldier Private Dan Sela in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

Sela, from Afula, collapsed during an army tour in the Old City as a result of sun stroke and was rushed to Share Zedek Medical Center in the capital where he was pronounced dead after efforts to save him failed.

Sela’s family was notified of his death.


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