Nir Gur 311.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
61-year-old desert survival expert, Nir Gur was reported missing on
Eight months ago Gur was found in the Golan, naked
with a gun shot wound
to his head.
He barely survived and was unconscious for a month. When he awoke he
had no recollection of how he came to be in that state.
police announced on Wednesday that they were gathering at the Kiryat
Eliezer stadium before setting out to find him, a police helicopter is
due to assist in the search. There have been reports of sightings in the
Golan, Ashdod and Haifa areas.
Nir Gur is
tall with short white hair, a French beard, is wearing "Source" rubber
sandals, old gray military shorts and a light blue backpack.
was due to attend a meeting at Seminar Hakibutzim on Tuesday but
never arrived. His partner reported him missing Wednesday morning. His
mobile phone is switched off.
His son told Army Radio that he believes that someone is trying to harm
Gur is a former director of the Ein Gedi field school and created a
desert survival center which gave courses for young people, including
courses designed to help youths with emotional problems. He is not
known to have enemies.