17 tourist and two Tunisians were killed in an apparent terrorist attack after gunmen dressed in military uniforms stormed into the country's national museum and opened fire Wednesday.
According to local media sources, at least two gunmen were killed in a subsequent shootout but a manhunt for other suspects is underway.
The dead included five Japanese, four Italians, two Colombians and one each from Australia, France, Poland and Spain, Essid said on national television.
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