AFP RAMZI HAIDAR
A video spread on social media of a young man jumping from the famous Raouche rock in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. He hit a boat that was crossing the Cave of the Rock.
The Lebanese Civil Defense announced the death of the young man and the injury of another in the accident.
*He jumped from the top of Raouche rock to crash into the boat*
A young man jumped from the top of Raouche rock on the beach in Beirut, but the bad surprise was that he crashed into a boat that was passing under it. pic.twitter.com/jJMbq9Rmrp
– مِسْتِر Dani🌹 (@dani_bawji) June 6, 2021
The Civil Defense said that “its members worked to retrieve the body of a young man of Syrian nationality who died as a result of jumping off the rock of Raouche – Beirut, and falling on a citizen while he was passing through a tourist boat under the rock.”
He added, “The body was transferred to Rafic Hariri Governmental Hospital, and the wounded man to the American University Hospital to receive the necessary treatment.”