Attack on Tunisian hotel: 19 people killed

17:13, 26 June 2015
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At least 19 people have been killed in an attack on a tourist hotel in the Tunisian resort town of Sousse, according to the Tunisian interior ministry, the BBC reported on Friday.

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At least one gunman has been shot dead and another is being pursued, officials say.

Sousse is a popular tourist destination.

Tunisia has been on high alert since March when militants killed 22 people, mainly foreign tourists, in an attack on a museum in the capital Tunis.

The interior ministry told the BBC "a terrorist attack" was ongoing.

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