Ecuador: Australian tourist shot in Imbabura province during attempted robbery

Posted on December 20, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, TRAVEL reported that a young Australian national, who traveled with his girlfriend to the province of Imbabura to enjoy the scenery tourist was the victim of crime and was shot. The Stranger 27 years old remains hospitalized. The complaint. The wounded boy’s girlfriend, who is of Japanese nationality, told police he made ​​a reservation to stay at an inn in the canton Antonio Ante and they walked were attacked by unidentified assailants who tried to steal their belongings and ended up shooting her boyfriend. According to the testimony of the woman’s attack occurred on December 15 at approximately 23:35. The man who is suffering from serious injuries was transported to a hospital in Quito after being hospitalized in Ibarra. Read Article

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