Tunisia: at least 37 dead in attack on hotel in Sousse

Tunisia: at least 37 dead in attack on hotel in Sousse
By Catherine Hardy with AFP
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At least 37 people, including some foreigners, have been killed during an attack on a tourist hotel in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse. At least

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At least 37 people, including some foreigners, have been killed during an attack on a tourist hotel in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse.

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Local media and security services say at least one gunman was also shot dead in an exchange of fire.

Sousse is a popular tourist destination.

Tunisia has been on high alert since March when Islamist militants killed 22 people, mainly foreign tourists, in an attack on the famous Bardo museum in the capital Tunis.

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