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Police, elite 669 search and rescue unit respond to unconscious hiker

Emergency services responded Saturday to reports of an unconscious man in his 50's near the Qumran River, a spokesperson for Israel Police said. 
Police, volunteers and Israel's National Parks Authority rescuers responded to the call and and an Israel Air Force helicopter with a team of 669 search and rescue specialists were dispatched to the scene.
A doctor was forced to declare the man dead at the scene later Saturday.
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