Search underway for British tourist missing in Iceland

By Bjarki Ármannsson
Benjamin Stokes.
Benjamin Stokes.
Rescue teams in Iceland have been called out to search for Benjamin Stokes, a 37 year old British tourist. Stokes was supposed to board an airplane to leave Iceland at 10 am Thursday morning but didn't show.

His rental car was found close to Þingvellir, a national park which is located a half hour‘s drive from the capital Reykjavik. The car, a black Chevrolet Spark, is thought to have not been moved since Monday.

Police asks anyone who has information regarding Stokes‘ stay in Iceland to contact them through 444-2010 (+354 if calling from abroad) or through e-mail,

Update at 14.50: Benjamin Stokes has been found.

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