2 UK tourists shot in Barbados

Two British tourists have been shot in Barbados during a reported attempted robbery attempt as they made their way to the P&O cruise ship Adonia.

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Report: Two British tourists shot in Barbados

Two British tourists have been shot in the Caribbean holiday island of Barbados as they made their way to a cruise ship, the Daily Mail is reporting.

Police in the capital Bridgetown said the victims - a man in his 70s and a woman in his 50s - were taken to hospital for treatment.

It is believed they were shot during a robbery.

The man was hit in his left side and the woman received a gunshot injury to her right thigh.

A statement from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: "We are aware of an incident involving two British tourists in Bridgetown, Barbados. We are providing consular assistance."

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