Lost tourist found safe on Crete

Lost tourist found safe on Crete

An Italian hiker was found safe after getting lost in the Lefka Ori mountains of western Crete Thursday afternoon. A search and rescue operation was launched after the hiker called emergency services after losing his way.

After stopping overnight, the search resumed Friday morning and lasted a few hours before the man was found in a gorge 300 meters away from the Anopolis area. He was found to be in good health and was taken to a safer location. 

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