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Irish backpacker dies after accident in Tanzania

Published 16/08/2015

The man was backpacking through east Africa with friends when the accident happened
The man was backpacking through east Africa with friends when the accident happened

An Irish man has died following a fall in Tanzania.

The man, understood to be in his 20s and from Portmarnock, Co Dublin, was backpacking through east Africa with friends when the accident happened.

A Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman confirmed officials were aware of the death and were providing consular assistance to the family through the embassy in Dar Es Salaam.

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