A Portuguese tourist, on a tour of 50 countries, has died on Thursday in a road accident in Chaghai district in Balochistan, Dawn has confirmed.

Nuno Miguel Vilao Castanheria, 28, crossed into Pakistan from Iran on Wednesday evening on his motorcycle, and was on his way to Quetta when his motorbike collided with a pick up truck near Dalbandin town. At the time, he was accompanied by two German tourists, Tony Pankraz Linder and Nikolas Lang, both of whom were also travelling on their bikes, and Levies personnel.

Castanheria died on the spot, Chagai Deputy Commissioner Hassan Jan Baloch has confirmed.


The driver of the pick up truck and his helper were arrested by Levies.

The Foreign Office has been informed of the death while the body has been sent to Quetta so that it can be shifted to Islamabad and handed over to Portugal’s embassy.

The Portuguese man started his tour on May 21. He was scheduled to travel through Pakistan’s northern areas before crossing over into India from Wagah border, Dawn has said.