Staff Sergeant Adiel Binyamin Fishler
Staff Sergeant Adiel Binyamin FishlerCourtesy of family

The body of IDF soldier Staff Sergeant Adiel Binyamin Fishler was located Saturday evening at a training area near the Shizafon military base in southern Israel.

The body was found by Bnei Or soldiers, who have been working to locate Fishler since he disappeared on Thursday.

Military police have opened an investigation into the event.

Fishler's family has been notified.

In a statement, the IDF said that during the past two days, IDF forces, including the Bnei Or formation's commanders and soldiers, hundreds of soldiers from field units, military police, and the department for locating missing persons in the human resources department and Israeli Air Force, worked together with Israel Police to locate Fishler, who had been missing since Thursday evening.