Young Israelis killed in skiing accident in Georgia

A young Israeli was killed in a skiing accident in Georgia, the Foreign Ministry announced Saturday. The crash happened Friday, according to Walla, at the Gudauri Ski Resort, about 120 kilometers north of Tbilisi, the national capital, in an area often known to see avalanches.

His family has been contacted.

“The department for foreign Israelis and Israeli consul in Tbilisi, Smadar Tzemach-Ratzbi, is standing with the family in this dark hour and helping with the preparations for a flight to their grave in Israel, “the Foreign Ministry said.

First report to local authorities where the incident happened to someone close to the young Israelis.

Several landslides have occurred in the past, and authorities said investigations began immediately, in cooperation with rescue forces from the company that manages local mountain sites. It was later reported that the young man’s body was found and a shirt was taken out of the snow.