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Service for Egypt bomb blast girl
Hannah Lloyd
Hannah was to start driving when she came home
The funeral has been held for a Worcestershire schoolgirl who died after suffering severe burns during bomb blasts in Egypt.

Hannah Lloyd, 16, from Evesham, was injured in Sharm al-Sheikh on 23 July and flown back to the UK, where she died in hospital 16 days later.

Her sister Georgina, 14, suffered serious leg injuries.

The service took place on Thursday morning at St Peter's Church in Hannah's home town.

She had been staying at the Ghazala Gardens Hotel with her sister and mother Heide when the bomb attack happened.

'She just sparkled'

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

She was also about to start sixth-form college.

In a statement, parents Heide and Phil described Hannah as a sociable and outgoing girl.

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

Inquests into the deaths of eight Britons who died as a result of the bombings were opened and adjourned earlier this month.

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