Bethlehem girl dies in swing accident
Published Friday 08/02/2013 (updated) 10/02/2013 13:49
Al-Yamama Hospital in al-Khader, Bethlehem. (MaanImages/File)
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – An 11-year-old girl from the Bethlehem area in the southern West Bank died Friday while she was playing on a swing in her backyard, locals said.
The girl died after becoming entangled in a rope holding up the swing, they said.
She was taken to hospital in Bethlehem and pronounced dead on arrival, said Red Crescent director of ambulance and emergency services of Abdul-Halim Jaafira.