So far there are reports of 13 people shot and killed in an attack on a tourist hotel in Tunisia.
The hotel has been named Hotel Imperial Marhaba at the Kantaoui resort in Sousse.
Several people have been killed or wounded in the attack, according to a source in the security agencies. At least one armed attacker is killed.
According to Tunisian radio, 13 people are shot dead.
Sousse is a popular destination for Western charter tourists.
Tunisia has been on high alert since March, when armed Islamists attacked the Bardo Museum in Tunis.
According to several sources on Twitter there has been a shootout between security guards and and terrorists.
A photo on Twitter shows a man who is shot on the beach.
- I'm here with my sister. We see what happens from our balcony. We do not see the police, but there are some security people here that runs along the beach.
- We were at the beach when it happened. We heard shots from machine guns. People began to scream and run away from the beach. We ran back at the hotel. My sister talked to someone who saw that people were shot on the sunbeds, but we do not know if it's true. People cry and are in panic, says an English tourist who was in the area to Sky News.
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