MOSCOW, Russia – A Russian tourist died after a fight with his compatriot and fellow-traveler in a coastal city of Nha Trang in southern Vietnam, The Tuoi Tre News website reported.
According to the website, the two Russians, who were traveling in Vietnam together and shared a room at the Sheraton hotel in Nha Trang, entered a heated argument with each other that resulted in a fight.
In the course of the fight one of them inflicted a wound in the neck of the other with a bottle glass cutting his carotid artery.
The victim, whose name was identified as Yevgeny, was hospitalized but died several hours later.
Yevgeny’s attacker, whose name was Alexander, escaped after the incident and police across Vietnam was ordered to prevent him from leaving the country, The Tuoi Tre News reported.
The Russian Embassy in Hanoi confirmed the incident adding that the staff of the Consulate General Office in Ho Chi Minh takes all the necessary measures.