An Israeli tourist was found dead in his hotel room in India, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Local reports said the man, 32, was found Wednesday in his room near the Himalayan mountain of Sandakphu in northeastern India by a guide he had hired when he failed to show up for the tour. The mountains near the famed tea plantations of Darjeeling are a popular destination for trekking.

Local police believe he died of natural causes and foul play was not suspected.

“There is no sign of injury on his body. Prima facie it seems like a natural death. However the exact cause can be confirmed after we get the report of the post-mortem,” Santosh Nimbalkar, the superintendent of police in Darjeeling said in a statement.

The Foreign Ministry said the man’s family had been informed and the embassy in New Delhi was working to assist them and bring the body home. It said they were in close contact with local officials.

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30.09.2022

An Israeli tourist was found dead in his hotel room in India, the Foreign Ministry said Friday.

Local reports said the man, 32, was found Wednesday in his room near the Himalayan mountain of Sandakphu in northeastern India by a guide he had hired when he failed to show up for the tour. The mountains near the famed tea plantations of Darjeeling are a popular destination for trekking.

Local police believe he died of natural causes and foul play was not suspected.

“There is no sign of injury on his body. Prima facie it seems like a natural death. However the exact cause can be confirmed after we get the report of the........

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