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Kuram Shaikah Zaman Dead: British Man Killed In Sri Lanka On Christmas Eve

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Kuram Shaikah Zaman was found dead on Christmas Day in the resort of Tangalle (file picture)
Kuram Shaikah Zaman was found dead on Christmas Day in the resort of Tangalle (file picture)

A British man has been killed in an attack at a Sri Lankan resort on Christmas Eve.

The man, named by local police as Kuram Shaikah Zaman, was found dead in Tangalle on December 25.

The Foreign Office confirmed a man had died but no further details have been released.

Mr Zama and a Russian woman were attacked after arguing with a man, the BBC reported.

The woman, named as Victoria Alexandrovna, is being treated in hospital in Galle.

According to a post-mortem examination, Mr Zaman was attacked with a sharp weapon and shot. He is believed to be of Israeli origin and had been working in the Gaza Strip

Four men have been arrested.

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