Two Indian students die at scenic Scotland tourist spot
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Two Indian students die at scenic Scotland tourist spot

Two men in their 20s, students from India according to local news reports from Andhra Pradesh in India, were killed at a popular scenic tourist spot in Scotland this week.

According to a report in UK's 'The Sun' newspaper, the incident happened at the Linn of Tummel near Blair of Atholl, Perthshire on Wednesday night.

Rescue teams were called to the scene after reports of two men had fallen into the water body and were in need of urgent rescue.

A thorough search by firefighters in rescue boats as well as the police lasted around two hours during which two bodies were reportedly hauled out of the water.

“Around 7pm on Wednesday, 17 April, we received a report of two men, aged 22 and 26 years, in the water at the Linn of Tummel waterfall near Blair Atholl," a spokesperson for the Police Scotland told 'The Sun'.

“Emergency services attended and following searches in the area, the bodies of two men were recovered from the water.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances however there would not appear to be any suspicious circumstances surrounding these deaths.

“A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal,” the statement concluded.

A spokesperson for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service also said: “We were in attendance at a water rescue incident at the Linn of Tummel.

“Police and ambulance crews were also requested. The crew left at 9.07pm and handed over to the police. Two boat teams and two appliances were present."

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