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Nottinghamshire dad killed in Algerian terror attack

Sebastian John was among what is believed to be six UK nationals killed at the In Amenas plant siege Photo:

A Nottinghamshire man has been named as one of the victims of the Algerian terror attack.

Sebastian John from Gamston was among what is believed to be six UK nationals killed at the In Amenas plant siege.

The Loughborough University graduate is the fourth British victim to be named as efforts to repatriate their bodies continue.

Sebastian's family said he would be "eternally missed" in a statement issued by the Foreign Office.

"Sebastian was the most amazing person. He was a fantastic husband, father, son and brother. There won't be a moment that goes by where we won't think of him.

"We are so proud of Sebastian for all he achieved in his life. He was taken away from us too early and in the most tragic circumstances.

"We will always love him, he will be forever in our hearts and eternally missed.

"Please respect our privacy at this difficult time."

– Nicola John, Sebastian's wife

Sebastian John was an engineer for a firm based in Solihull, West Midlands.

A total of 37 foreign workers are believed to have died at the remote desert facility which is part operated by BP when was overrun by heavily-armed terrorists.

Some of the 29 hostage takers were killed during the siege, while three were captured by Algerian troops during a special forces mission to end the four-day-stand-off.