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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.

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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 Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.