The family of a US man reportedly killed by arrows fired by members of an endangered tribe in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands have said they forgive those who killed him.
In a statement, they said John Allen Chau “loved God, life, helping those in need, and had nothing but love for the Sentinelese people”.
Seven people who helped him reach North Sentinel island have been arrested.
The Indian authorities say it may take “some days” to recover Mr Chau’s body.
A missionary who was in contact with Mr Chau in the last days of his trip says his aim was to bring the gospel to the island’s tribesmen.
Outsiders are banned from even approaching the island to protect the people who live there, and their way of life. Read more