Tunisian President declares State of Emergency after attack

Tunisian President declares State EmergencyTunisia President has declared a state of emergency, just over a week after after the recent attack on a beach hotel that killed 38 foreigners. The state of emergency gives security forces more powers and limits the right of public assembly.

The citizens of Tunisia says the declaration of state of emergency in their country is for their betterment and to avoid further attack in the country.

Still speaking with news man, one of them also urge the president to continue his good work in protecting them.

Authorities had already tightened security, deploying more than 1,400 armed officers at hotels and beaches.

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said in a national address that “exceptional measures” were needed.

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suspected gunman has been identified as student Seifeddine Rezgui,

The suspected gunman has been identified as student Seifeddine Rezgui, who authorities say had trained in Libya.

 

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