Tunisian Elite Police Recount Horror Day at the Museum

March 21, 2015 4:22 AM

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Tunisian Elite Police Recount Horror Day at the Museum

TUNIS, Tunisia—The two gunmen who attacked Tunisia’s national museum on Wednesday fended off an elite unit of antiterrorism police for nearly two hours and were killed after a grenade they tossed failed to explode.

Details of the standoff, relayed by two members of the nation’s security services including a member of the unit that brought the siege to its deadly conclusion, came as security officials said on Friday that the young assailants had been trained in neighboring Libya before the assault that killed 2...

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