Search On for Stranded Backpacker in Kyrgyzstan

YERUSHALAYIM -

A rescue team set out in a remote region of Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday to find an Israeli backpacker stranded in a mountainous area, according to media reports.

The rescuers went out on foot in the direction of his last known location, a mountain path 8,860 feet above sea level.

The backpacker put out a call for help via satellite phone.