An Israeli backpacker was declared missing soon after he was swept into a river on Wednesday while traveling in Mexico, Israel’s Foreign Ministry reported on Thursday evening.
According to Hebrew-language media experiences, Sderot resident Yanai Rimon, 25, was on a write-up-military journey with good friends just after finishing support in a specific forces device.
The International Ministry said rescue solutions — both of those locals and personal Israeli groups — had been seeking for Rimon following he was pulled into a waterfall on Wednesday afternoon near Siltepec, in the Chiapas highlands near to the Guatemala border.
“Local search and rescue teams labored for hrs at the website, aided by unique forces and solutions, but the youthful person has however to be located,” the International Ministry mentioned Thursday evening.
Rimon’s friends told Hebrew-language media he fell from a height of five meters (16 toes) into the coursing river and was subsequently sucked into the waterfall.
“They went, 7 men, and there was a stage exactly where they needed to cross the river — and at that point, he slipped,” Benny Markovich, a mate traveling with Rimon, explained to the Ynet information website. “He slipped and fell and was swept into a strong current and then into the waterfall.”
The lookup attempts have been ongoing.