Body of missing Israeli tourist in Peru found

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 10, 2014 00:10

The body of one of the two Israeli tourists missing in Peru was found Thursday following a helicopter search of the area.

The two went missing following a rafting accident in the Peruvian Apurimac River on Monday, while six other Israelis on the raft found their way to safety and have been located.According to the Foreign Ministry, a local guide on the raft reported the accident, and local search teams – augmented by a team sent by an insurance company – were searching the river bank for the missing Israelis. Their families have been notified.


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