Joint funeral for Blackpool terror victims

Elaine and Denis Thwaites
Elaine and Denis Thwaites
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A Lancashire couple killed in the Tunisia terror attack will have a joint funeral.

Denis and Elaine Thwaites from Blackpool died on June 26 when Tunisian student Seifeddine Rezgui, 23. opened fire on holidaymakers in Sousse, leaving 38 dead, including 30 Britons.

The gunman was linked tothe so-called Islamic State terror organisation.

Mr and Mrs Thwaites’s family confirmed the couple will have a joint service on Wednesday at the Fairhaven United Reformed Church, Lytham at 2.30pm.

This week the Foreign Office has warned against all travel to the North African country and British travel companies have been evacuating tourists.