A medevac plane carrying Katie Gee and Kirstie Trup, both 18, landed at RAF Northolt in UK at lunchtime and the pair were taken away in two ambulances and transferred to a specialist burns unit and reunited with their families.
Zanzibar police commander Mkadam Khamis said that five people have been questioned over the acid attack on the two British teenagers, two of whom are being detained for further interrogation. The other three have been released.
Today images of the burns sustained by one of the girls were released by the family.
Katie Gee's mother, Nicky Gee, 45, told the Evening Standard: "I am just glad she is home. I want to get inside and see her. We spoke this morning and she said she was okay. It has been a terrible ordeal for the families."
The teenagers are from London and were in the last week of a trip organised by Kent-based i-to-i Travel.
A British tourist who gave his name as Sam, tried to help the pair after the