Tunis museum attack: Nine suspects arrested
March 20 , 2015
Police have arrested nine people who were allegedly involved in the deadly gun attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis. As per media reports, at least 23 people, including 20 foreign tourists were killed in the attack. Of the nine arrested, four people were directly involved in the attack, while five had links to the cell. The Tunisian government has beefed up security following the attack. Officials said that the army would be deployed in the major cities of the country. Meanwhile, the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Bardo museum attack. In an audio message, ISIS has named the attackers as Abu-Zakariya al-Tunisi and Abu-Anas al-Tunisi and called them "knights of the caliphate".