Friday, March 20, 2015

Ministry of Health of France: three Frenchmen were victims of the terrorist attack in Tunisia – RIA Novosti

PARIS, March 20 – RIA Novosti, Viktor Ivanov. French Ministry of Health confirmed the death of the third citizen in the terrorist attack in the Tunisian museum “Bardot”, reports on Friday AFP.

On the eve of President Francois Hollande said that the number of casualties among the French may increase up to three people, but this information had yet to check.

The attack took place in Tunis on Wednesday. Dressed in military uniforms militants drove by car to the building of the Parliament of Tunisia and broke into a museum next to him, “Bardot”, taking hostage foreign tourists. At the time of the attack at the museum, according to various sources, there were between 100 and 200 visitors. Took responsibility for the attack on the terrorist organization “Islamic State”.

As a result of the attack, according to the latest figures, killed 24 people, including 20 tourists. Two attackers were killed. Earlier, the Minister of Health of Tunisia named among the dead citizens of Italy, France, Colombia, Japan, Spain, Australia, Poland and the UK. Injured more than 40 people. During the attack in the museum were two Russians, one of them wounded.


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