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Sri Lankan tourist dies in Varanasi

Press Trust of India  |  Varanasi 

A 70-year-old Sri Lankan tourist died reportedly due to heart attack here today, police said.

Soma Veersinghe was part of a group of tourists from which was on a tour of Gaya, Varanasi, Agra and some other places in the country, a police officer said.

When she complained of heartache, she was taken to a government hospital, where doctors declared her "brought dead", the officer said.

The body has been sent for post mortem and the Sri Lankan Embassy has also been informed about the incident, he said.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 00:13 IST