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Tunisia arrests 12 people trying to join 'terror group'

Tunisia security forces have arrested 12 people, one of them a woman, who were trying to cross into Libya to join a "terrorist group", the interior ministry said.

Tunisian officials are especially concerned about those entering from Libya.

The suspects said that they had been planning to cross into Libyan territory with the help of a smuggler.

– Tunisia interior ministry statement

Security forces arrested the 12 at a bus stop in the southern town of Ben Guerdane near the border with Libya, the ministry said in a statement.

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Mourners pay respects to Tunisia victims in Walsall

Hundreds of mourners have gathered to their respects to three members of the same family who were killed in the Tunisia beach massacre.

Patrick Evans, 78, his son Adrian, 49, and 19-year-old grandson Joel Richards, died when a gunman opened fire at a resort in Sousse.

Patrick Evans, his grandson Joel and son Adrian are pictured on a plane on their way to Tunisia Credit: West Midlands Police

Joel's younger brother, Owen Richards, was also on holiday with the men but survived the attack.

Addressing a service of thanksgiving in their hometown of Walsall, Monsignor Bruce Harbert said: "Even in their last moments they stayed together, seeking to protect each other.

"Happily, Owen is still with us. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Owen, wishing you a long, happy and fruitful life, supported by the prayer of your brother, your uncle and your grandfather", he added.

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Mourners arrive for funeral of Tunisia victims from same family

Family and friends have gathered in Walsall for a service of thanksgiving being held for three men - from the same family - who were killed in the Tunisia beach attack.

Mourners gather to pay their respects to three generations of the same family

Patrick Evans, 78, his son Adrian, 49, and 19-year-old grandson Joel Richards, died when a gunman opened fire at a beach resort in Sousse.

Football shaped floral tributes in the colours of their favourite team Walsall FC
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Carly Lovett's fiance: 'After it happened she told me she loved me'

Carly Lovett's fiance told the congregation at her funeral that the couple were on their first holiday together when she was killed in the Tunisia beach attack

Liam Moore also described the 24-year-old as an idol, an inspiration and a hero.

Liam Moore and Carly Lovett were on their first holiday together when she was killed.

He went on to describe the couple's final moments together.

After it happened she told me that she loved me, I told her that I loved her, I hope she took comfort in knowing that I was there with her. I would never have left her as I know she would never have left me.

– Liam Moore, Carly Lovett's fiancé

Family set to 'celebrate' Tunisia victim Sue Davey's life

Ahead of the funeral of Sue Davey, one of 30 British victims of the Tunisia terror attack, her son Conor has posted a picture of himself with his sisters wearing brightly coloured outfits as they prepare to "celebrate" her life.

In an earlier post on social media, Mr Fulford said: "Me and my sisters will not be wearing black as we want more of a celebration of her life, but people can wear colours of their choice."

Ms Davey, from Tamworth, was killed along with her partner Scott Chalkley when a gunman opened fire at a beach resort in Sousse on 26 June.

Mourners pay their respects to Tunisia victim Carly Lovett

A funeral service for Carly Lovett, one of 30 British victims of the Tunisia terror attack, has taken place in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

Carly Lovett was killed when a gunman opened fire at a beach resort in Sousse on 26 June.

The 24-year-old's family requested that mourners give blood or make a donation to the Red Cross in memory of the graduate.

The Order of Service for Carly Lovett's funeral.
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