A Yeshiva bochur was seriously injured when a large rock fell on his head while he was hiking in Ein Gedi on Tuesday afternoon. The hike, which took place in the David Stream of the popular tourist attraction, ended on a very serious note as the bochur was evacuated by an Air Force Helicopter to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.
The bochur was hiking with his friends when a large boulder rolled from on top of the mountainside and struck him in the head. According to eyewitness reports from his friends, the boulder was knocked off the face of the mountainside by a Ibex who had kicked the stone with its legs.
Pleae say Tehillim for Shimon ben Miriam Malka.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)