Thursday 26 April 2018

Irish man dies after collapsing in Cambodia restaurant

Phnom Penh Cambodia
Phnom Penh Cambodia Newsdesk Newsdesk

An Irish man has died after collapsing at a restaurant in Cambodia.

According to local media the man, aged in his 40s, fell ill at an Ethiopian restaurant in capital city Phnom Penh on Thursday.

Staff attempted to help the Irish man but he died at the scene.

According to reports the incident was captured by a member of the public on Facebook Live and later uploaded to Youtube.

A spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs said: "We are aware of the case and we are providing consular assistance."

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