Two foreign tourists die in Ladakh

Last Updated: Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 18:19

Srinagar: Two foreign tourists died in Leh
district of frontier Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir,
police said here today.

Meith Kalis Peter (53), a German national, was found dead
under "mysterious circumstances" at Manker Kermo area of Leh,
434 km from here, last evening, they said.

The body is kept at Leh mortuary and police have started
probe to ascertain the cause of his death.

In a separate incident, a 62-year-old French tourist
named Marcal died near Skangchu-Theng area after a prolonged
illness, police said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 18:19

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