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Ex-firefighter and doctor among British victims in Sri Lanka

April, 23, 2019

Sky News - A retired firefighter and his doctor wife are among the British victims of the Sri Lanka terror attacks.

Bill Harrop and Sally Bradley were on holiday in the country when a series of bombs were detonated at eight locations, including hotels and churches, on Easter Sunday.

Among the targets was the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, where the couple were staying.

They are among at least eight British victims of the attacks, which claimed a total of 310 lives.

Dave Keelan, assistant county fire officer at Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, said news of his former colleague's death was "devastating".

He added: "Bill served here for 30 years, retiring at the end of 2012.