By JPOST.COM STAFF
Three Israeli backpackers became stranded Wednesday during a hike north of Lima, the capital of Peru.
The three accidently became separated from their group and lost their way.
The stranded backpackers sent out a distress signal to their insurance company using a satellite phone.
The Foreign Ministry is working in conjunction with the local authorities in Peru to rescue the hikers.
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