Brit, 22, dies after falling 65ft down cliff while walking with friends at popular tourist spot | The Sun
A BRITISH tourist has died after plunging from 65ft cliff at a popular tourist spot.
The young Brit, 22, suffered serious injuries after falling down a ravine on Circunvalación Avenue in Cuzco, Peru.
The tragic incident occurred on Thursday afternoon when the young man was climbing the rocky hill at the height of the Casona del Inca with two friends.
According to local reports, his friends alerted the authorities who rushed to the scene.
The 22-year-old was transferred to the hospital but he later succumbed to his injuries.
Police are investigating the incident.
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Cuzco is a popular tourist spot in southeastern Peru as it's near the Urubamba valley, where the landmark Machu Picchu is located.
The City of Cusco was once the capital of the Inca empire and is now a famous tourist destination due to its archaeological remains and architecture.
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