News Briefs

  5/11/2014, Iyar 11, 5774

Rains Trap 25 Hikers in Dead Sea Cave

Twenty-five hikers were trapped in a cave at the northern end of the Dead Sea, Sunday afternoon, by a sudden rainstorm that hit the area. One of the hikers was injured but the extent of the injuries was not immediately known.

The Gilot, Ein Gedi, Etzion and Shomron rescue units have been sent to the area. Thirty-five other hikers in the area have not been located.