Update: At least 19 people were killed in a museum in Tunis – hostage action over
UPDATE: 19 foreign tourists and one local have been killed during an attack on the National Assembly and a museum in Tunisia‘s capital, according to authorities.
Armed militants disguised as soldiers attacked the Tunisian parliament and Bardo Museum, taking hundreds of tourists hostage. At least 19 of the tourists have been killed, and explosions are heard at the scene. Tunisian security forces eliminated the ISIL attackers and concluded the special operation in the museum.
The Islamic State jihadist group has taken the responsibility for the deadly attack in Tunisia.
The gunmen reportedly have Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifles and hand grenades.
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