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Tunisian forces free all hostages from Tunis museum after attack: official

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 22:51
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Tunisian security forces have freed all the hostages held at a Tunis museum after a militant attack in which at least 11 people were killed, and the rescue operation has ended, a spokesman for the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

[TUNIS] Tunisian security forces have freed all the hostages held at a Tunis museum after a militant attack in which at least 11 people were killed, and the rescue operation has ended, a spokesman for the interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Two militants and one policemen were killed in clashes after gunmen assaulted the museum. At least seven foreign tourists and a Tunisian were also killed in the initial attack.

REUTERS