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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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Zanzibar acid attack suspect 'on the run'

Police are searching for a radical Muslim preacher wanted in connection with an acid attack on two British teenagers in Zanzibar.

Sheikh Issa Ponda Issa was hit in the shoulder with a tear-gas canister as he was cornered by officers near Dar es Salaam, local police said.

Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee. both 18, are being treated in London for injuries sustained during the attack. Credit: Facebook

Faustine Shilogile, a local police commander, said, "He has not been arrested. He has been shot at. We have been looking for him in all corners of the country."

Katie Gee and Kirstie Trup, both 18, are being treated in London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for burns inflicted in the unprovoked attack.

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