British man dies in Sri Lanka crocodile attack

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A British man has died in Sri Lanka after being attacked by a crocodile, according to reports.

The Briton, said to be a journalist, died after being dragged into a river at Arugam Bay, witnesses have said.

Fawas Lafeer, owner of the nearby Safa Surf School, told BBC Radio 5 live the man was washing his hands in the river when he was attacked.

He said: “Fishermen saw him attacked by the crocodile and then they screaming to the surfers to come and help.”

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A spokesman for the Foreign Office said: “We are assisting the family of a British man who has died in Sri Lanka.”

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