An Israeli traveler has gone missing in the former Soviet republic of Georgia after being swept away in a river. The Israeli Foreign Ministry is conducting searches in the area, with assistance from local authorities and the Chabad Shliach to the country, Rabbi Meir Kozlovsky.
Some of the missing man’s family members are also expected to fly to Georgia and join the efforts.
The incident occurred in a mountainous area located 150 km north of Tbilisi. According to his three friends, the man slipped while trying to cross a river and fell into the water.