Israeli traveler evacuated from Torre Del Paine trek in Chile

The traveler sent the SOS through a satellite device created by MAGNUS, an international search & rescue service provider.

By ALON EINHORN
January 16, 2019 06:46
Landscape of the Torres del Paine national park in the southern Patagonia region of Chile

Landscape of the Torres del Paine national park in the southern Patagonia region of Chile. (photo credit: REUTERS/JOSH STEPHENSON)

 
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A female Israeli traveler who embarked onto the "Torre Del Paine National Park" trek in Chile has sent an SOS signal and was evacuated to the hospital.

The traveler sent the SOS through a satellite device created by MAGNUS, an international search and rescue service provider.

The location of the traveler was sent to the Israeli Foreign Ministry, and with the assistance of local teams, a helicopter arrived to the spot and evacuated her to the hospital. She was reportedly losing consciousness alternately, and was suspected to be suffering from hypothermia.

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