Pucallpa, Peru: South African tourist robbed and shot by two youths

Posted on August 29, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Attacked

A young adventure tourist seeking to follow the Amazon River from its origin to its mouth is in a stable condition in hospital after being shot and robbed by two youths, authorities say. David du Plessis, a 24-year-old South African, was shot three times by two shotgun-wielding young men on Saturday while kayaking down the Ucayali River near the provincial capital of Pucallpa, said his father, Louis du Plessis. Read article

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