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Tourism minister KJ Alphons visits Swiss couple at hospital in New Delhi, makes enquiries about treatment

New Delhi: Union minister KJ Alphons visited the injured Swiss couple, who were allegedly attacked in Agra's Fatehpur Sikri by a group of youths, at Apollo Hospital in New Delhi on Saturday, an official statement said.

The minister of state (independent charge) for tourism also had discussion with the hospital management and doctors regarding their treatment, the statement said.

File image of Union Tourism minister KJ Alphons. PTI

File image of Union Tourism minister KJ Alphons. PTI

Both the patients are fast recovering and are very happy about the treatment that they are getting at the hospital, as per the statement.

The couple — Quentin Jeremy Clerc (24) and Marie Droz (24) — from Lausanne in Switzerland, who came to India on 30 September, was chased and attacked on Sunday with stones and sticks by a group of four youths in the tourist town of Fatehpur Sikri, about 40 kilometres from Agra, according to media accounts of the incident.

They told the media that as they lay on the ground bloodied and bruised, bystanders began taking videos of them on their mobile phones.


Updated Date: Oct 28, 2017 19:01 PM

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