Book of condolence opened in Northampton for victims of Tunisian terrorist attack

The County Council are running a competition for a new Northamptonshire flag. Flagpoles pictured outside County Hall. ENGNNL00120131211151739
The County Council are running a competition for a new Northamptonshire flag. Flagpoles pictured outside County Hall. ENGNNL00120131211151739

A book of condolence in memory of those who lost thier lives in the terrorist attack in Tunisia has been been opened at County Hall in Northampton.

The book, which is in Sessions House reception, will be open to the public from tomorrow (Thursday).

A total of 38 people lost their lives after they were shot by a gunman on a beach in Sousse.

Last month, the Chronicle & Echo reported how Northampton teenager Rhianna Ashley Coe, 18, who was staying at a resort in nearby Skanes with two friends, was among hundreds of tourists rushed inside.

Speaking from Tunisia, she said: “We didn’t hear the gunfire but everyone was running inside in panic when we found out, reps were telling everyone to calm down and it would be fine but we were obviously still very scared.

“We planned on going into the Sousse town today to go shopping but changed our mind. So glad we did.”