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Six sacked over killings in the Tunis Museum

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The Prime Minister of Tunisia Habib Essid has sacked six police chief for the lapses in security in the Barda Museum.

The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attacked on the museum in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia killing at least 22 people. Most of the people killed are European tourists. He said 55 people have been arrested. He told Amanpour that they  were lucky the attackers were not wearing suicide vests. He also said they are investigating the claims of ISIS that they were responsible for the attack.

According to President Beiji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia ‘there were certainly three attackers. There is one who is on the run, he won’t get far.’ Two of the attackers were killed.

The attack was the deadliest in Tunisia since the uprising in 2011. The President said a monument will be erected in memory of those killed by the terrorists.