Saudi tourist dies after fall in Tsitsikamma National Park

A 48-year-old Saudi tourist has died after she fell on the rocks at Storms River Mouth whereas on a tour at Tsitsikamma National Park on Wednesday, in keeping with authorities.

The lady was stated to have been along with her husband and two males, one believed to be a information, when she fell from a peak onto the rocks at 16:40, in keeping with the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI).

Netwerk24 recognized her as Waleha Khamis Alghamdi.

NSRI Oyster Bay station commander Lodewyk van Rensburg stated a SA National Parks (SANParks) craft was launched and a group was transported to the place the lady’s physique was.

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He added that NSRI crew and SANParks rangers recovered her physique with the assistance of the police.

SANParks spokesperson Reynold Thakhuli stated the police had since transported her physique to Gqeberha for a autopsy examination.

“SANParks commits to providing the deceased’s husband, who is also part of the tour, with all the required support in this difficult time,” added Thakhuli.

Police spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu stated an inquest docket had been opened for investigation.

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