The body of an Israeli hiker killed in an accident in a remote part of Peru will soon be returned home, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry told The Jerusalem Post.

The hiker was identified as Pavel Lerma (30) from Safed by the Agencia Judia De Noticias news website. According to the Foreign Ministry, his family has been informed of his death and his body is being transported by road to the capital Lima, for transport to Israel.

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