Image taken from video shows tourists running for cover as armed men stand guard at Tunisia's national museum in Tunis
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Museum attack leaves 17 tourists, two Tunisians, two gunmen dead

Nineteen people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed in a gun attack on the Bardo museum in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, the PM says.

Those killed included citizens from Japan, Italy, Colombia, Australia, France, Poland and Spain, PM Habib Essid said.

Two Tunisians, one a police officer, were also killed, he said.

Security forces killed two gunmen and were searching the surrounding area for accomplices, Mr Essid added.

James Reynolds reports.

  • 18 Mar 2015
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