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Deputy British High Commissioner slumps, dies at Lagos airport

The Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Carter, slumped yesterday and died at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos.

Carter, who flew into the county aboard Delta Airlines, sources said, took ill aboard the plane which arrived from Atlanta Georgia, the United States around 4pm.

An eyewitness said the diplomat held to his chest and screaming as he slumped

A source close to the airport confirmed that the medical personnel attached to the terminal tried unsuccessfully to revive him.

The High Commission had not issued a statement as 10.30 pm last night.

[The Nation]




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