Alan McMenemy in captivity.
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McMenemy to be flown home after body handed over

British officials are preparing to fly home the body of the hostage Alan McMenemy, after it was handed over to the UK embassy in Baghdad on Friday.

Mr McMenemy, a security guard, was one of five men seized by Shiite militants in 2007.

The BBC's Frank Gardner reports.

  • 21 Jan 2012
  • From the section UK