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Body believed to belong to missing student

A body believed to belong to missing US student Aaron Sofer, 23, of Lakewood, New Jersey, was found near Ein Kerem, Hatzolah says in a statement.

The body has been sent to the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute for identification, it says.

Sofer went missing last Friday while hiking with a friend in the Jerusalem forest.

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