Tunisia museum attack: President vows to fight terrorism 'without mercy'

Tunisia museum attack: President vows to fight terrorism 'without mercy'
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Published March 19th, 2015 - 08:54 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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Security forces have killed two gunmen but are still hunting for their accomplices. (AFP/Salah Habibi)
Security forces have killed two gunmen but are still hunting for their accomplices. (AFP/Salah Habibi)

In the wake of a gun attack on the Bardo Museum in the capital Tunis that killed 19 people, Tunisia's president has pledged to fight terrorism "without mercy."

Officials said that 17 tourists from Japan, Italy, Colombia, Australia, France, Poland and Spain were among those killed in the attack, reported the BBC.

Two Tunisians, including a police officer, were also killed.

More than 40 people, including tourists and Tunisians, were injured.

Security forces have killed two gunmen but are still hunting for their accomplices. 

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