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Russian tourist dies of suspected sunstroke in Hyderabad

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: A Russian national on a tourist visa to the country died at a state-run hospital here of suspected sunstroke, police said Thursday.

Alexander, aged over 40, had come here a few days ago from and on Tuesday afternoon some locals alerted the police about a foreign national lying unconscious near a building.

A said he took the foreigner to a nearby hospital from where he was shifted to a state-run hospital and underwent treatment for sunstroke symptoms, but died Tuesday night.

The established the foreigner's identity after examining his and found pictures of a shooting scene of an upcoming Telugu film for which he was engaged for a few scenes.

The said he has informed Alexander's friend in about the incident.

A case was registered and the body was being preserved at the hospital.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 17:11 IST