British woman, Indian man die on holiday in SL
A British woman and an Indian man died in two separate incidents while holidaying in Mirissa and Hungama over the weekend, the police said yesterday.
The British woman (52) who was staying at a hotel in Mirissa, Weligama was admitted to the Matara Hospital on Friday (11) night due to a sudden illness.
The police said the woman had collapsed at a beach carnival and had died on admission to the hospital. They said that the post-mortem examination had revealed the cause of death as a heart attack.
Meanwhile, a 33-year-old Indian man, who was attending a special tourist camp at Ussangoda, Hungama also died on Saturday (12). The camp, organised for the seventh consecutive year, was said to have visitors from 70 countries and was scheduled to end on January 15.
The Indian national, who was admitted to the Ambalantota Hospital after he was found unconscious, died while undergoing treatment. The police said the post-mortem examination would be held today (13) and that the Hungama Police are investigating.