Foreign Tourists Killed in Tunisia Beach Resort ( massacre of 39 people)

Posted on June 27, 2015 • Filed under: Africa, Terrorism, Tourists Killed

npr.org reported The man who opened fire on tourists at a Tunisian beach resort, killing 39 and wounding 36 others, has been identified by the country’s prime minister as a 23-year-old aviation student studying at the nearby University of Kairouan.

Premier Habib Essid also said that he believed most of the tourists killed in Friday’s attack at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse, a popular beach resort on Tunisia’s Mediterranean coats, were British.

Britain’s junior Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood said today that 15 British nationals were confirmed to be among the dead. Tunisian officials said a German, Belgian and Irish tourist were also among the 39 killed on Friday. Read Article

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