Two Israeli ladies were killed while their excursion group changed into worried in a river rafting accident in southern Chile late Saturday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said Sunday morning.
The two girls had been aged sixty-one and seventy-one, and their households have been informed.
Local media stated 16 Israelis had been involved within the incident. Four of the injured have been in an extreme condition, the ministry said within the declaration. The remainder of the injured has been stricken by mild wounds.
The killed and wounded had been all in their 60s and 70s, a part of an excursion institution with the Massart tour employer that turned into rafting on a river inside the Torres del Paine countrywide park while their boat overturned in the water.
They were all transported to neighborhood hospitals. Acting Foreign Minister Israel Katz spoke with Hayes and stated that if any of the wounded want to be flown again to Israel for remedy, all important arrangements could be made, the Walla information website online said.
Local police stated research had been opened into the incident.
According to initial unconfirmed reviews, the boat overturned after the captain steerage the raft lost manipulate and crashed it right into a fence.
Israel’s consul within the location, Leon Suissa, changed into on his manner to the vicinity, the ministry said.
Hayet stated he had spoken with some of the wounded.
“All the wounded were taken to hospitals in southern Chile and are being cared for,” He informed Army Radio Sunday morning. “The consul is headed there to assist. We wish [the injured] a quick recovery.”