Terrorists killed at least 19 people, including 17 foreigners, and wounded 22 others when they attacked a museum in Tunisia’s capital Tunis, according to the country’s prime minister.
In total, as many as 21 people were reportedly killed in the attack including 17 foreign tourists, two Tunisians, and two of the assailants. A Tunisian police officer is believed to be among the dead.
Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid revealed that there were foreigners from Italy, Germany, Poland, and Spain among the dead in the assault on the Bardo museum near parliament in central Tunis.
“Two terrorists disguised in military clothes got into the parliament building, then the museum where they attacked tourists. Nineteen people were killed including 17 foreign tourists. Twenty-two tourists are wounded,” reportedly said the Tunisian PM.
Jen Psaki, a State Department spokeswoman, provided similar figures to reporters today citing the Tunisian government as the source.
Written by EDWIN MORA
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