Tunisia’s prime minister has dismissed six police commanders over the March 18 attack on the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, which killed 21 people, 20 of whom were foreign tourists.
They included those in charge of tourist security and an intelligence brigade.
the Prime Minister, Habib Essid, made the announcement on Monday
His spokesman told AFP: “He visited [the area around the museum] last night and saw several deficiencies. So he has decided to fire a number of officials including the Tunis police chief and the police chief for the Bardo area that includes the museum”.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group claimed responsibility for the attack although no clear links has been established between the two men blamed for the attack and any armed group.