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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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Moments after a British tourist is shot in Barbados

This photograph was taken moments after a British woman was shot in Barbados during a robbery in the capital Bridgetown.

A man - who is in his 70s - was shot in his left side during the same incident.

The woman, who is in her 50s, suffered a gunshot wound to her right thigh. Credit: Splash News

Both the man and woman were passengers on a P&O cruise ship and it is understood they were walking back to the ship when the incident happened.

They have both been taken to hospital where they are currently receiving treatment.

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