Bodies of British diplomats killed in Istanbul attack flown back home
The bodies of two British diplomats killed in last week's suicide bomb attack against the British Consulate in Istanbul were flown home Thursday after a somber ceremony at Istanbul's international airport.
Turkish soldiers loaded the two coffins, each draped with
a Union Jack, onto a Turkish military cargo plane for the
trip to Britain. Istanbul Governor Muammer Guler joined other British diplomats for the religious ceremony at Ataturk Airport.
British Consul-General Roger Short and his assistant, Lisa
Hallworth, were killed last week in the Istanbul attack. (Albawaba.com)
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