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Blood is seen in the attacked hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, June 26, 2015. The victim toll grew to 37 killed, 36 injured including 3 in critical situation, in deadly hotel attack in Tunisia's Sousse

The RAF has flown in Four British tourists seriously injured in the Tunisian beach attack.

Blood is seen in the attacked hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, June 26, 2015. The victim toll grew to 37 killed, 36 injured including 3 in critical situation, in deadly hotel attack in Tunisia's Sousse
Blood is seen in the attacked hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, June 26, 2015. The victim toll grew to 37 killed, 36 injured including 3 in critical situation, in deadly hotel attack in Tunisia’s Sousse

It is feared that about 30 UK citizens were killed, though only 18 have so far been confirmed among the dead.

The government says all those hurt at the resort near Sousse on Friday will be brought home in the coming hours reports BBC.

Tunisian authorities have arrested several people on suspicion of helping the gunman, who had links to the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).

A team of British consular staff was on the ground in Tunisia within hours of the attack, and is currently helping victims and their families.

The four injured Britons returned on a specially modified RAF C17 transport plane which had left Brize Norton in Oxfordshire for Tunisia on Monday afternoon.

Medics experienced at bringing injured service personnel back from operations overseas were on board.

The Ministry of Defence said the plane had flown into Birmingham Airport, where one patient was taken off, before it continued to Brize Norton.

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