A BOLTON man has died while travelling in India.

Shabbir Musa had been visiting the west of the country when he was reported missing on Tuesday.

Yesterday his family confirmed that he had been found dead.

It is understood that he had last been seen prior to his death at midday (India Standard Time) on Tuesday near to a cemetery off Dungari Sherpura Road in the city of Bharuch in the state of Gujarat.

A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesman said: “Our staff are supporting the family of a British man following his death in India.”