70-year-old man rescued after falling into Og River during hike

70-year-old man saved by

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 27, 2009 14:29

A 70-year-old man was pulled out of the Og River on Sunday afternoon after falling and injuring his back. The man apparently suffered a fall while accompanying two overseas acquaintances on a hike. A search-and-rescue team from Arad rescued the man from the river, located in the northern Judean Desert. The man was evacuated to the Soroka Hospital in Beersheba for treatment.


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