An 18-year-old Latvian citizen died and her mother was injured in an accident on a theme park ride May 24 in the Tunisian resort city of Hammamet, the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.
Svetlana Ivanova was killed and her mother, Zoja Ivanova, was hurt, the LETA news service reported. Both were living in Ireland.
Five other tourists were hurt in the accident, said the Tunisian newspaper La Presse. All were taken to a regional hospital for treatment.
Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali ordered the minister of tourism to investigate the incident, La Presse reported.
The two Latvian citizens had arranged their trip through Panorama Holidays, an Irish company.
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