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Egypt bombings claim fifth Briton
Bombed Ghazala Gardens Hotel
Some families are still waiting for news of the missing
A fifth Briton has been confirmed dead in the bombings in the Egyptian holiday resort Sharm al-Sheikh last month, the Foreign Office has said.

Officials will not release the victim's identity until it is confirmed by the UK coroner.

Another five UK citizens are missing and feared to have died in three explosions on 23 July, which killed nearly 70 people altogether.

On Sunday the bodies of a mother and daughter from Essex were recovered.

Valerie Bracci, 70, of Canvey Island, Essex, and Lesley Ayers, 50, of Basildon, were staying at the Ghazala Gardens Hotel which was destroyed by a car bomb.

Also confirmed dead are Keri Davies, 29, from Fareham, Hampshire, and his American girlfriend Kristina Miller, 26.

On Monday, Egyptian police said they had killed one of the men they suspected of being behind the bombings.

Officers said they had been searching for Mohammed Suleiman Felaifil in connection with bombings in the resort town of Taba in late 2004.

The official death toll from the Sharm al-Sheikh attacks stands at 64, but hospital officials say it could rise to 88.


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