The body of the missing Israeli traveler in Georgia was discovered. 18-year-old Yonatan Adler died after slipping into a river.

Killed in Georgia, Adler

Killed in Georgia, Adler Photo credit: Facebook/ Channel 2 News

This morning (Friday), the body of 18-year-old Yonatan Adler, the missing Israeli traveler in Georgia, was discovered approximately 5 kilometers (3 miles) from where he slipped while trying to cross a river and fell into the water.

Adler’s three friends called for assistance and began searches for him. A team from ZAKA, a disaster victim identification organization, flew to Georgia with his family from Israel to assist with the searches. The Israeli Foreign Affairs Ministry and the local authorities conducted the search.

Scene of the accident

Scene of the accident Photo credit: Channel 2 News

Earlier this month, a 12-year-old Israeli girl was killed in a car crash while traveling in Russia with her family.