Australian tourist killed in Goa, India
With sand, Beach and Sun, Goa is one of the most sought after tourist destination in the world. As Goa was preparing to host over half a million tourist this season this unforutnate incident will scare off lot of tourist. An Australian national suffered internal injuries after he had an argument with the waiter over the way of serving beer. The arguments took ugly turn when two waiters along with a security guard, allegedly hit the guest. Goa police have rounded three people including a security guard for brutally assaulting an aged Australian national after a pub brawl in the coastal area of Calangute here. John Kallie, 65 year-old Scotish residing in Australia died in the state managed Goa medical college and hospital near here on Wednesday.
The incident occurred few minutes before the coastal resort state offered red carpet welcome to the first batch of German and Russian tourists who landed here heralding the formal international tourist season in the state.Goa has almost 42 per cent of its foreign arrivals from UK followed by the Russians.
An Australian tourist has died in hospital in Goa, India, after he was assaulted at a beach bar, police say.
John Kallie died 10 hours after being attacked while drinking beer in the bar at Calangute beach.
Three people, including two waiters and a security guard at the bar, have been detained in connection with the death.
A British teenager was raped and killed while holidaying in Goa in February. The case is still being investigated by India's federal police, CBI.
According to reports, Mr Kallie was assaulted after getting into an argument with a waiter over how beer should be served.
"Reports of post-mortem are awaited. But it is suspected that he (Mr Kallie) had a fight with the hotel staff and they came to blows," senior police officer Gundu Naik told the BBC.
"He was pushed down and assaulted. Since he was quite old, he suffered from internal bleeding. We will have a clearer picture by the evening," he said.
Goa is India's best known tourist destination and receives hundreds of thousands of visitors from India and abroad every year.