Japanese PM condemns Tunisia museum attack that claimed Japanese lives
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday condemned a deadly shooting in Tunisia on the previous day that caused the deaths and injuries including Japanese citizens.
“Terrorism cannot be justified and I firmly denounce it. Japan will make all-out efforts in the fight against terrorism in cooperation with the international community,” Abe told reporters.
“I was informed that three Japanese people were killed and another three injured. We are trying our best to confirm the safety of Japanese people while gathering information,” said Abe.
The premier also expressed condolences to the families of the victims. According to media reports, two gunmen opened fire at the National Bardo Museum in the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Wednesday, leaving at least 19 dead and six wounded, mostly foreigners.