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British government tells UK tourists to leave Tunisia because of terror risk

FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2015 file photo, bodies are covered on a Tunisian beach, in Sousse. The British government on Thursday, July 9, 2015 told all U.K. tourists to leave Tunisia because a terrorist attack is "highly likely" and the North African country's government has not done enough to enhance security. (Jawhara FM via AP, File)

FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2015 file photo, bodies are covered on a Tunisian beach, in Sousse. The British government on Thursday, July 9, 2015 told all U.K. tourists to leave Tunisia because a terrorist attack is "highly likely" and the North African country's government has not done enough to enhance security. (Jawhara FM via AP, File)  (The Associated Press)

The British government says all British tourists should leave Tunisia because a terror attack is likely.

The Foreign Office says it is advising against all but essential travel to the North African country. It said Thursday that tourist in Tunisia should contact their travel agents to arrange to leave.

Thirty-eight tourists, 30 of them British, were killed on June 26 when a gunman stormed the beach resort of Sousse.