A British tourist has died after falling 65ft on a hike in Peru.
The 22-year-old suffered serious injuries when he fell into a ravine in the Peruvian Andes and died in hospital. The victim has been named by local police as Alan Dawson Miles.
A Foreign Office spokesperson confirmed it was providing consular support to the family of a British man who had died in Peru.
Police in the city of Cusco said it had dealt with an incident which resulted in the sudden death of a British tourist on Thursday. The force said the man had fallen after walking up a rocky hill with two friends.
It is believed to have happened at a ravine off the Ave. Circumvalación, a high road which overlooks the city of Cusco in the Peruvian Andes. Along the side of the road are rocky trails for walking.
A spokesperson for the British Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office said: “We are providing consular support to the family of a British man who has died in Peru and are in contact with the local authorities.”
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