A man and a woman in their fifties were found dead in their apartment in Jerusalem on Tuesday morning after what was thought to be a suspected gas leak.
Magen David Adom paramedics arrived at the scene in the Seven Communities neighborhood following reports of a gas smell emanating from the building. MDA found the man and woman dead and the other residents of the apartment building were evacuated.
"When we arrived we could smell the strong smell of gas from the building. The Fire Service evacuated the residents and I entered the building weating special protective clothing. The man and woman were lying in the apartment and we tried to resuscitate them but we were forced to pronounce their death," Netanel Refua an MDA paramedic said.