28 People Were Massacred on a Resort Beach in Tunisia

According to authorities, at least 28 people were massacred on a beach at a resort in Tunisia by terrorist gunmen. At least 36 others were wounded. One of the two attackers—who stormed the hotel frequented by tourists—was killed by security officials, the other is on the run. Though it is not clear where all of the victims are from, the timing of the attack suggest that most were foreign tourists. As the Chicago Tribune notes, the massacre took place during Ramadan when most Muslims in the region would not likely be visiting a beach. The attack came as radical Islamists executed two other acts of terrorism on the same day, decapitating a man at a gas plant in France and igniting a car bomb that killed at least 16 at a Shiite mosque in Kuwait. Earlier this year, a group with ties to ISIS stormed a museum in Tunisia and murdered 22 people who were mostly tourists …

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