Tunisians ‘must fight terror united’

Tunisians ‘must fight terror united’

Sally Adey was among the victims

21 of the dead were foreigners

At least 17 were cruise ship tourists

The authorities say the victims include four Italians, three Japanese and three French nationals, two Spanish, two Colombians and one each from Britain, Poland and Belgium

The nationalities of four victims remain unconfirmed

The British woman was a 57-year-old mother from Shropshire

Italian media say one of the Italian victims was Francesco Caldara, on his first cruise, accompanying his girlfriend on a birthday trip

French media have named two of the French nationals as Jean-Claude Tissier, 72, and Christophe Tinois, 59

Briton killed in Tunis attack named

Islamic State has said it was behind the attack on the Bardo museum, in an audio message in which it praised two “knights of the caliphate”.

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A worker from the parliament building next to the attacked museum tells BBC News of the horror Tunis had witnessed

Tunisian security official Rafik Chelli said the gunmen – identified as Yassine Laabidi and Hatem Khachnaoui – had slipped out of Tunisia in December and received weapons training in Libya ahead of the attack.

Tourists from cruise ship groups caught up in the terror attack have arrived in Spanish ports

Security remains heightened around the museum while the army has been deployed to large cities

He told the el-Hiwar el-Tounsi TV channel that authorities did not have details about where or with which group they had trained.

The men were killed as security forces stormed the museum.


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