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Hollande says two French were killed in Tunisia terror attack

Hollande says two French were killed in Tunisia terror attack

Hollande says two French were killed in Tunisia terror attack

PARIS: French President Francois Hollande announced overnight that two French nationals were among the dead in a terror attack on the Bardo Museum in the National Assembly complex in central Tunis on Wednesday.

In a statement from the Elysee Palace, Hollande said that seven other French nationals were wounded when two gunmen opened fire on tourists in and around the museum before being shot dead by Tunisian Special Forces. A number of hostages were released unharmed from the terror attack.

Twenty-two people are believed to have died Wednesday at the Bardo museum, 17 of them were believed to be tourists from Germany, Poland, Spain, France and Italy.

Hollande expressed sincere condolences over the deaths and solidarity with Tunisia.

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