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Gamze Gunöral

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Credit for this entry to:
Andrew Behan.

Gamze Gunöral

Person  Female  Born 4/6/1981  Died 7/7/2005

Categories: Tragedy

Countries: Turkey

Gamze Gunöral was born on 4 June 1981 in Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey. She had only been in the UK for a few months as a student to learn English and was living with her aunt in Totteridge, north London. Her obituary can be found on the BBC News website.

She died, aged 24 years, on 7 July 2005 when travelling in the underground tunnel of the Piccadilly Line on the London Underground Railway between King's Cross and Russell Square underground stations that was targeted by a suicide bomber. The narrative verdict of her death can be found on the Coroner's Inquest Report.

Her body was taken back to Turkey for her funeral.

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