At Least 15 British Nationals Killed in Tunisia, ISIS Claims Responsibility

(Guardian-UK) Jessica Elgot and Chris Johnston - "At least 15 British nationals were killed" in Friday's attack in Tunisia, and "the number may well rise as several more have been seriously injured, the British Foreign Office said Saturday. Three Irish citizens, a Belgian and a German also were among the victims. Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid identified the gunman, who was killed by police, as Seifeddine Rezgui. The Site Intelligence Group reported that ISIS referred to the gunman by his jihadi pseudonym Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani. ISIS Twitter accounts published a photograph purporting to be Rezgui posing between two Kalashnikovs and smiling.

2015-06-29 00:00:00

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