Gunmen attack Tunisian parliament, may have taken hostages: local radio

March 18, 2015 12:21 PM

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TUNIS (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked Tunisia's parliament building on Wednesday, and security forces were surrounding two militants who may have taken hostages in a nearby museum, media and a government official said.

Exchanges of gunfire first rang out from the parliament building around midday, TAP state news agency reported, and state television said there had been a number of casualties.

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