Israeli woman dies in India from suspected milk allergy
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Israeli woman dies in India from suspected milk allergy

Foreign Ministry and consul in Dehli working to bring deceased traveler’s body back home for burial

Screen capture from video of the Dharamshala region of northern India. (YouTube)
Screen capture from video of the Dharamshala region of northern India. (YouTube)

An Israeli woman died Tuesday morning in India, apparently from a serious allergic reaction to milk, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The woman, a resident of northern Israel, was visiting the Dharamshala region of India near Nepal.

Israel’s consul in Dehli, Eli Sneh, and the Foreign Ministry’s department for Israelis abroad are assisting efforts to bring the deceased back to Israel for burial, the ministry said, without identifying the woman.

India and neighboring Nepal are popular destinations for Israelis, particularly those who have just completed their compulsory military service.

In June, an Israeli woman was killed and four other Israelis injured in a road accident on a remote mountainside in India.

Last week a 25-year-old Israeli man was killed and his wife lightly injured after being hit by a car while honeymooning in Thailand.

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