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Terrorist Attack in Tunisia


The terrorist act, committed on Friday in two hotels in Tunisia, according to latest figures, resulted in the deaths of 37 people, reported the country's Minister of Health Said Aidi.

The minister said to the radio station "Mosaic FM" that another 36 people were injured. At the same time, he said, two or three foreign tourists are in critical condition.

Aidi noted he does not have information about which countries citizens were killed in the attack.

On this ground, Spanish authorities have decided to raise the level of the terrorist threat to 4 (the highest level is 5) in connection with a series of terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, said the head of the Spanish Ministry of the Interior, Jorge Fernandez Diaz.

- This move is intended to increase in the monitoring of suspicious objects and vital infrastructure facilities, - he said.

The level of the anti-terrorist threat in Spain increased from the second to the third degree in January this year after the terrorist attack in the magazine Charlie Hebdo in France.

The second terrorist who participated in the attack on two hotels in the Tunisian town of Sousse, was arrested by the police, according to the Tunisian Radio Mosaic FM.

The assailant was arrested at the entrance to the highway from the city of Sousse.

Another terrorist, according to media reports, was killed by police.

The attack on the next door hotels Riu Imperial Marhaba 5 * and Mouradi Palm Marina 5 * in the resort town of Sousse has been made on Friday when a gunmen shot tourists on the beach.

Also, according to the publication, two people suspected of aiding terrorists in the region of Oued Arouk were arrested.
On Friday, the unknown, armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle, opened fire on the tourists who were returning from the beach. Witnesses said that around the beach gunshots and grenade explosions were heard. The attacker is reported to have been destroyed.

source: bbc.co.uk