Tunisia terrorist attack

Tunisian authorities have confirmed they are searching for one or more accomplices to the attack as the interior ministry said it was 'sure' the attacker had help.

At least 30 Britons are believed to have died in the attack, including Stuart Cullen, 52, from Lowestoft who's thought to have been killed instantly.

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Suffolk shooting victim critical after five hours of surgery

Allison Heathcote Credit: Simon Boon

It's emerged that Felixstowe woman Allison Heathcote is in a critical condition in hospital in Birmingham after undergoing a five hour operation.

Mrs Heathcote was one of the Britons injured in the Tunisia beach massacre. She was flown back last night after being shot five times during the beach attack.

A spokesman for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, which runs the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, said the 48-year-old had undergone five hours of surgery after suffering multiple wounds - three to her torso and two to her right arm and shoulder.

"Following surgery, Allison was transferred back to the Critical Care Unit and remains in a critical but stable condition, under sedation. Family members were visiting her this afternoon."

– Spokesman, Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Mrs Heathcote's husband Philip, who was 53, died in the shootings. The couple had gone to Tunisia to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary this week.

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