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Last Updated: Wednesday, 10 August, 2005, 17:12 GMT 18:12 UK
Family's sorrow over Egypt victim
Hannah Lloyd
Hannah Lloyd had been looking forward to learning to drive
The parents of a teenage girl who died after suffering severe burns during bomb blasts in Egypt have spoken of how their holiday ended in horror.

Hannah Lloyd, 16, of Evesham died on Monday. She was at Sharm al-Sheikh on 23 July and was airlifted to hospital in Cairo before being flown to the UK.

Her sister Georgina, 14, suffered serious leg injuries.

On Wednesday, their parents said Hannah had had a beautiful holiday but it ended in a nightmare.

The sisters had been staying at the Ghazala Gardens Hotel with their mother Heide.

No matter what happened, Hannah just sparkled and her friends loved her optimistic personality
Heide and Phil Lloyd

In a statement, Heide and Phil Lloyd said they were devasted.

"It was typical of Hannah and Georgie that they had made friends with a number of young people where we were staying in the six days we had been there," the statement said.

"Hannah, like her sister, was such a sociable and out-going young person.

"She had such a bubbly and out-going personality and was an inspiration to her friends.

"No matter what happened, she just sparkled and her friends loved her optimistic personality."

The Evesham High School pupil was going to start driving lessons when she came home and had a part-time housekeeping job.

She was also about to start sixth-form college.

"Hannah was having a wonderful time on a beautiful holiday that ended in a nightmare," the statement said.

Hannah Lloyd is the eighth Briton confirmed to have died. Another three are still missing, presumed dead.




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