Beach massacre victims return home

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Published: Saturday 4th July 2015 by The News Editor

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The final five bodies of the Britons killed in the Tunisian beach massacre will be flown back to the UK later today.

And a coroner will continue to open inquests into the deaths of those murdered in the terror attack.

Some 30 British people were among the 38 killed by gunman Seifeddine Rezgui on the beach at Sousse.

Yesterday the Queen and the Prime Minister joined millions of people across the country in a minute’s silence in a solemn tribute to those killed.

An RAF plane carrying the bodies of the final five murdered Britons is expected to arrive at Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this afternoon.

Their coffins will be loaded onto hearses and travel in convoy to West London Coroner’s Court in Fulham, west London, where inquests into their deaths will be held.

Chinyere Inyama, senior coroner for West London, yesterday opened inquests into eight of the Britons killed in the tragedy.

The court heard evidence about the deadly wounds inflicted on the tourists as they holidayed at the resort.

And further inquests into those killed will be opened over the weekend.

Published: Saturday 4th July 2015 by The News Editor

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