Murder attack on tourists kills 37 in Tunisia
Today is a day where extreme fanatics attacked the largest industry in the world - travel and tourism.
Today is a day where extreme fanatics attacked the largest industry in the world – travel and tourism. At least 37 people, mostly foreign tourists have been killed and 36 injured in an attack on a beach close to the Hotel Imperial Marhaba in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse.
One terrorist has been shot dead and another is being pursued.
Tunisians, Britons, Germans, Belgians, and at least one Irish citizen are among the dead.
Security officials said one attacker, who had posed as a swimmer but was carrying a rifle under a parasol, was shot dead in an exchange of fire with police.
Local media reported that the second attacker had been arrested, but this has not been confirmed. A photo purporting to show the body of the first attacker is circulating on social media.