Authorities search for Israeli hiker missing in Mexico

An Israeli hiker is missing in Mexico after being caught up in a waterfall while traveling, says the Foreign Ministry.

Yanai Rimon, a 25-year-old from Sderot is reportedly the man that authorities are searching for since yesterday. Rimon’s friends were with him when he fell into the water in the area of Las Nubes, near the border with Guatemala, and they reported him missing.

According to the Foreign Ministry, intensive searches are underway for the man, but he has yet to be located. Israeli diplomatic officials are updating his family in Israel and aiding in the search.

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