9 Israelis in Jeep Accident in Nepal; 1 Dead

Nine Israeli tourists were injured in a jeep accident in Nepal on Sunday. One of them, 26-year-old Vered Avishar, has died. The group’s rescue was coordinated by the local Chabad House in Kathmandu.

The Foreign Ministry confirmed the backpackers were involved in an accident while driving a jeep in the Annapurna Mountain Range in central Nepal.

The Israeli embassy in Nepal was handling the incident along with MAGNUS international search and rescue, insurance companies, and the local Chabad house, head by Rabbi Chezky and Chanie Lifshitz.

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