In a shocking incident gunmen who were disguised in military uniforms opened fire on visitors at Tunisia Bardo National Museum. The gunmen first picked out foreigners and then gunned them down and then opened fire on the others. At least 17 visitors mostly foreigners were killed and more than 50 were reported to be in critical condition. The foreigners who had died in this attack were from Poland, Italy, Germany and Spain. Soon security officers raided the building and were successful to end the deadly terrorist attack. According to officials two gunmen had been captured dead while possibilities were that three more had escaped. So far no terrorist group has taken the responsibility of the attack nor had any intention been known.
While addressing to the news reporter Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid stated that the nation is in danger but vowed that the country would be merciless in defending itself. He also confirmed that 17 people had died in this assault which included almost all foreigners along with the local museum worker and a security officer. Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV