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Bodies of Scots killed in Tunisia terrorist attack flown home to UK

James and Anne McQuire and Billy and Lisa Graham were killed in Isis-linked attack.

Scottish Sousse Tunisia Isis terrorism victims composite Billy Graham Lisa Graham James McQuire Anne McQuire collect images uploaded July 2 2015

The bodies of four Scots shot dead by a gunman in a terrorist attack in Tunisia have been flown home.

James and Anne McQuire, from Cumbernauld, and Billy and Lisa Graham, from Bankfoot near Perth, were killed along with 38 others in the shooting on a beach in Sousse.

Their bodies were flown back to RAF Brize Norton on a transport plane on Thursday along with fellow British victims Philip Heathcote, Trudy Jones, Janet and John Stocker and David Thomson.

Thirty British citizens were killed by Isis-linked gunman Seifeddine Rezgui, as well as three Irish nationals, two Germans, one Belgian, one Portuguese and one Russian.

Adorned with white flowers, the coffins of Adrian Evans, Patrick Evans, Joel Richards, Carly Lovett, Stephen Mellor, John Stollery, and Denis and Elaine Thwaites were the first to arrive home in the UK on Wednesday.

Foreign secretary Philip Hammond said: "We now have all 30 British victims positively identified and we can say with a high degree of confidence that is now the final death toll of British nationals killed in this incident."

A candlelit vigil will be held in memory of Billy and Lisa Graham at 7pm on Friday at Innewan Gardens Park, near their family home.

Tunisian authorities are questioning several suspected associates of of gunman Seifeddine Rezgui, who had links to the terror group Islamic State.

They said he acted alone during the rampage but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, providing him with weapons and logistical support.

Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi said an investigation was under way into security failures and armed tourist police would be on beaches.

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