Raft capsizes in Karangasem, killing Saudi tourist

A vacationer from Saudi Arabia was killed in a rafting accident over the weekend, police stated — the most recent in a string of lethal incidents associated to the water sport in Bali.

In response to the police, the sufferer, recognized as a lady with the initials BKA, went white water rafting along with her husband and their youngster in Rendang district, Karangasem on Saturday.

The household occupied a raft with two native guides. The raft capsized when it was hit by a sudden robust present.

BKA was killed nearly instantaneously when her head collided with a rock on the river mattress.

“The sufferer died from drowning because of the extreme head damage,” Rendang Police Chief Made Punia stated on Sunday.

Final month, an American man was declared lacking after his raft capsized in Ubud. Officers stopped search and rescue efforts after one week, with the vacationer presumed lifeless.

Round this time final yr, two vacationers who had been river rafting in Ubud had been killed after a downpour triggered a landslide within the space.

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