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Acid victim to have 'skin graft'

Kirstie Trup, one of the British teenagers injured in an acid attack in Zanzibar, is expected to return to hospital for a skin graft today. Her friend Katie Gee remains at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

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'Five men questioned' after Zanzibar acid attack

Five men are being questioned over an acid attack on two British charity workers in Zanzibar, a senior officer has told The Telegraph.

The men were detained on Thursday and in the early hours of Friday in the capital Stone Town, where Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee were attacked.

Acid attack victims Katie Gee and Kirstie Trup. Credit: Facebook

The two women, both aged 18 from north London, are due back in the UK at lunchtime today after being evacuated from Tanzania on a specially-chartered private medical evacuation flight.

“They have not yet been arrested. They are cooperating and answering our questions. Later today maybe there will be a development legally,” said Mkadam Khamis, regional police commissioner in Zanzibar.

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