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German national dies in Goa

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

A 74-year-old German national allegedly drowned at Mandrem beach in North Goa district on Thursday.

The deceased, on holiday in Goa, was accompanied by a female friend, said the spokesperson of a private lifeguard agency which looks after safety on the state's beaches.

The agency did not reveal his name.

"At around 6 pm when the lifeguards were requesting tourists to retreat from the water, they were informed that a male foreigner was lying unconscious on the beach," it said in a release.

He was declared dead at Mandrem Primary Health Centre, it added.

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First Published: Thu, November 28 2019. 23:05 IST