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Islamic State claims responsibility for Tunisia hotel attack: twitter account

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Militant group Islamic State claimed responsbility for the Tunisia tourist hotel attack on Friday that killed 39 people including Britons and Germans, according to a statement on a Twitter account.

[CAIRO] Militant group Islamic State claimed responsbility for the Tunisia tourist hotel attack on Friday that killed 39 people including Britons and Germans, according to a statement on a Twitter account. "Our brother, the soldier of the Caliphate, Abu Yihya al-Kairouni, reached his target the Imperial hotel despite the security measures," the statement said. It said he had attacked a "bordel" and killed 40 "infidels".

REUTERS