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View from Nangkar Tshang, a 5616m (18,425 ft) peak above Dingboche in Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. Hikers reach the peak in a day from Dingboche on the Everest Base Camp trek.

A 52-year-old Israeli hiker was rescued in Nepal this weekend while on a trek on Mount Everest.

A Magnus rescue force tracked down and rescued the hiker, who had broken both of his legs and one arm.


The force evacuated the hiker to a hospital in Katmandu, according to Magnus, a specialized rescue company dispatched out of Phoenix, Arizona.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.