Islamic state claims responsibility for Tunisia hotel attack

June 27, 2015 02:37

CAIRO - Militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Tunisia tourist hotel attack on Friday that killed 39 people including Britons and Germans, according to a statement on a Twitter account.

"Our brother, the soldier of the Caliphate, Abu Yihya al-Kairouni, reached his target the Imperial hotel despite the security measures," the statement said. It said he had attacked a "bordel" and killed 40 "infidels'.

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