The terrorists who shot and killed 21 people at a museum in Tunis on Wednesday received weapons training in Libya. The Islamic state claims responsibility for the attack.
The two terrorists were shot and killed by Tunisian security forces after the attackand the hostage situation at the Bardo museum in the capital.
Both had Tunisian names and an spokesman for the Interior Ministry said on Thursday that they are Tunisian.
- They left the country illegally in December and traveled to Libya, where they trained with weapons before they returned to Tunisia, said Rafik Chelly, which is the government's security chief.
On Thursday a recording published by ISIS appeared, where an unknown person says, "Two martyrs from the Islamic state, heavily armed with automatic weapons and grenades, attacked the Bardo museum. What you've seen is just the beginning."
According to the news agency AFP, hundreds of Tunisians are ISIS members. Authorities estimate that as many as 3,000 Tunisians have traveled to Iraq, Syria and Libya to fight with the jihadists.
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