Turkey slams Tunisia museum attack

Turkey sharply censured Tunisia Bardo Museum attack. 21 people, including 17 foreign tourists, slain in attack on a museum in Tunis.

Turkey slams Tunisia museum attack

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Turkey has harshly condemned a deadly attack at a museum in Tunisia, which killed 21 people, including 17 foreign tourists.

Turkey's Foreign Ministry offered its condolences to the victims' families and wished a full recovery to the injured.

"Turkey will continue to support brotherly Tunisian people against every kind of attack that targets Tunisia's stability and peace," the ministry said in a statement.

On Wednesday, gunmen targeted the Bardo Museum in central Tunis, killing 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, officials confirmed.

A Tunisian civilian and a member of the security forces also lost their lives in the attack.

The security forces killed two of the attackers, Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid said.

The slain foreign tourists included Italian, French, Polish, Colombian, Spanish, Japanese, Australian and German nationals, according to the Tunisian authorities.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Last Mod: 19 Mart 2015, 11:41
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