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Northamptonshire family re-live beach massacre

A family from Northamptonshire have been re-living the horror of hiding in a cellar to escape a gunman on the rampage at their holiday hotel in Tunisia.

The Scott family from Irchester were caught up in the attack, which happened on Friday at a popular resort in Sousse in the east of the country. Tourists were targeted on the beach at the Imperial Mahaba Hotel.

The official British death toll currently stands at 18, although it's expected to rise to more than 30.

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Brother's 'pride' for sister shot twice in Tunisia attack

Allison Heathcote is fighting for her life in hospital Credit: Simon Boon

The brother of a woman injured after she was shot twice in the Tunisia beach massacre has spoken of his pride at her courage.

Allison Heathcote, 48, from Felixstowe, Suffolk, is in critical condition in hospital after being shot twice while on the beach at Sousse on Friday.

On a facebook post, her brother Simon Boon spoke of his pride at her courage as she fights for her life but described feeling helpless.

I love Allison with all of my heart and would do anything for her, however here I am feeling helpless.

This post is nothing more than a way of showing the immense pride I feel for the courage she has shown firstly laying on a beach having been shot twice and secondly now fighting for her life after surgery.

– Simon Boon

Mrs Heathcote was on holiday with her husband, Philip, who is missing.

Suffolk man confirmed killed in Tunisia massacre

Stuart Cullen, 52, has been confirmed killed in the Tunisian massacre. Credit: Suffolk Police

A 52-year-old man from the Lowestoft area of Suffolk has been confirmed among the dead of the Tunisian massacre.

Stuart Cullen was believed to have died instantly and was with his wife at the time.

Mrs Cullen received injuries during the incident but has been able to return home to Suffolk where she is being comforted by close family and Suffolk Police family liaison officers.

Mr and Mrs Cullen have one adult daughter, Emma.

Suffolk Police say the family are truly grateful for the compassion afforded to them and are asking for privacy as they try to cope with this harrowing and tragic incident.

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