Tags / Bardo National Museum
March 18, 2015 -- Tunis, Tunisia
Twenty people were killed, mostly tourists, and many more wounded when gunmen attacked the popular Bardo museum in Tunis. Tunisian security services deployed around the museum's buildings prior to entering them, allegedly trading fire with militants inside before killing two of them and rescuing hostages. Other gunmen are believed to be at large.
Tunis, Tunisia, 18 March 2015. Twenty people were killed, mostly tourists, and many more wounded when gunmen attacked the popular Bardo museum in Tunis. They took others hostage, some of whom were evacuated as members of the security services deployed around the museum's buildings prior to entering them. Security forces allegedly traded fire with the militants inside before killing two of the unknown number of gunmen. Others are still thought to be at large, and one officer is reported to have died.
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March 18, 2015
Two of the gunmen responsible for the attack on the Bardo museum lay dead after being shot down by Tunisian security forces during a raid on the museum.
The attack on the Bardo museum killed 20 people and wounded 44, most of them foreign tourists. Two gunmen responsible for the shooting have been identified Yassine Laabidi and Hatem Khachnaoui. It is believed that other gunmen are still at large.
Interview with a French woman taken hostage during the terrorist attack on the Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia. Declining to give her family name, she identified only as José Marie.
March 18, 2015
Police, Military, and emergency response teams scramble to rescue tourists and civilians who survived the attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis. Video includes shots of foreign tourists receiving medical treatment, foreign tourists boarding buses outside the museum, and general chaos as police and military secure the area.
"No, no, I fell."