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Palestinian drowns off the coast of Rafah in Gaza Strip

Aug. 5, 2017 1:25 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 5, 2017 8:09 P.M.)
Palestinian fishermen sit on a boat at the port of Gaza City, Jan. 25, 2015. (AFP/File)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian youth drowned off the coast of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday night.

Medical sources said that Wissam al-Kurd, 28, from the al-Salam neighborhood in eastern Gaza City died after drowning off the coast of Rafah.

Al-Kurd’s body was transferred to the Abu Yousif al-Najjar Hospital.

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