Tunisia arrests more suspected militants for Bardo attack

April 3, 2015 10:17 AM

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Tunisia arrests more suspected militants for Bardo attack

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces have arrested 23 more suspected Islamist militants as part of a crackdown after last month's Bardo museum attack in which two gunmen killed 21 foreign tourists, the interior ministry said on Friday.

The attackers gunned down foreign tourists visiting the national museum in Tunis, in one of the worst attacks in the country, which has mostly avoided violence since its 2011 uprising against autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.

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