Brother of Tunisia terror attack victim calls on world leaders to take action

The brother of an Athlone woman killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia has called on world leaders to make more efforts to tackle gun crime.

Brother of Tunisia terror attack victim calls on world leaders to take action

The brother of an Athlone woman killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia has called on world leaders to make more efforts to tackle gun crime.

Dublin Coroner's court yesterday heard details of the deaths of Martina and Larry Hayes from Athlone and Lorna Carty from Meath after a gunman stormed a beach in Sousse in June 2015.

The inquest recommended that the Department of Foreign Affairs gives greater publicity to the risks tourists may face in certain countries.

Martina's brother Billy Kelly told the Joe Finnegan show on Shannonside FM that something needs to be done to prevent more innocent people losing their lives.

"I suppose we are still devastated by the tremendous loss we have endured as a family and I would hope that no family would have to endure such pain again," Mr Kelly said.

"I would like to see world leaders come together to try and stop this killing of innocent people.

"They are just innocent people going about their daily lives.

"That's all I would hope for - that world leaders would try and prevent all of this unnecessary killing."

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