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Billingham man Gavin Duffy dies on Dubai holiday

A British man has died while on holiday in Dubai, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has confirmed.

Gavin Duffy, from Billingham, Teesside, is thought to have died in a road accident on Friday.

Friends of Mr Duffy, who was in his late 20s, say he did not have travel insurance and are raising money online so his body can be returned.

Mr Duffy was a keen athlete and a member of Billingham Marsh House Harriers.

An FCO spokeswoman said: "We are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time."

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