Video: a 10-meter whale washed ashore near the city of Ashkelon in Israel

Near Ashkelon, in Nitsanim kibbutz, a 10-meter whale washed ashore.

Video of the incident was posted on Twitter.

The Israel Nature and Parks Authority suggested that the incident may be linked to tar pollution on beaches. According to the department, the whale was a baby whale.

The agency called on the Ministry of Environmental Protection to investigate and prosecute those responsible.