Search for lost Judaean Desert hiker continues

April 20, 2017 07:27
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The search for the lost hiker in the Nahal Og (river) in the Judaean desert continued overnight Wednesday night and into Thursday, according to Police Chief Superintendent Yigal Lugasi.

Dozens of police officers, fire fighters, and IDF soldiers have been conducting the search and combing the river area since noon on Wednesday. ATVs, special vehicles and helicopters were also brought in to aid the search efforts.

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