Israeli Hiker Dies While Trekking in Peru

Pavel Lerman, an Israeli doctor, was trekking with a group near the city of Huaraz when he began to feel unwell.

Pavel Lerman, 35, an Israeli doctor from Sefad who recently completed his residency at the Carmel Hospital in Haifa, died while hiking in Peru this week. The incident occurred while he and others were trekking near the city of Huaraz, some seven hours from the capital Lima.

The Israeli consul in Lima is making arrangements for his body to be shipped to Israel.

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