The IAF's special search and rescue unit on Saturday afternoon rescued an elderly woman who was injured whilst on a trip to a lake near Jerusalem, Israel Radio reported.

According to the report, Magen David Adom (MDA) paramedics arrived on foot to treat the 74-year-old woman, but were forced to call the rescue unit after being unable to reach her.

The rescue unit airlifted the woman to a nearby hospital in a stable condition.

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