Son succumbs to hiking accident wounds days after father

Ilai Nir, a 10-year-old boy, died Sunday after suffering serious head and organ injuries from a fall while hiking on Friday. The boy’s father, Dr. Omri Nir, died in an attempt to save his son from the fall.

Doctors at the Soroka Medical Center attempted to save the boy’s life but said he boy suffered irreversible brain damage, leading to his death on Sunday. Illai’s organs will be donated at the request of his family.


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