Body of missing Russian tourist found in Arunachal

The incident took place the same day a US kayaker drowned during an expedition in Meghalaya.

By: Express News Service | Guwahati | Published: November 4, 2016 1:48 am

The body of a Russian tourist, identified as Alexander Laifanov (59), was recovered from the Kamla river in Lower Subansiri district in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday, official sources in Itanagar said.

Laifanov had gone missing during a rafting expedition in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday.

The incident took place the same day a US kayaker drowned during an expedition in Meghalaya.

“The state government has extended all help to the team to hand over the body to the Russian embassy,” said Arunachal Pradesh Home Secretary Joram Beda. ENS

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