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South Korean tourist drowns in Ganga

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 08:12

Varanasi: A South Korean tourist drowned in the Ganga near Munshi Ghat on Monday.

Hawang Syong Hawan (21) had jumped into the water for fun following two of his friends when they were travelling in a boat here, police said.

Hawang was soon drawn into deep water, they said, adding that he was part of a batch of South Korean tourists who had arrived yesterday and had come to the ghat for a visit.
His body was recovered by divers and has been sent for post-mortem.


First Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 08:12
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