Officials: gunmen trained in Libya, known to police

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Authorities said the gunmen who carried out the deadly attack in Tunisia this week had trained in Libya. CCTV’s Kate Parkinson reported this story from Tunis.

Officials: gunmen trained in Libya, known to police

Officials: gunmen trained in Libya, known to police

Authorities said the gunmen who carried out the deadly attack in Tunisia this week had trained in Libya. CCTV's Kate Parkinson reported this story from Tunis.

Highlights:

  • The two gunmen who carried out the attack at the Bardo National Museum trained at a militant camp in Libya.
  • Secretary of state for security said the pair were activated from sleeper cells in Tunisia. The idea that young men are being radicalized to carry our violent attacks at home has left the country reeling.
  • Tunisia marks 59 years of independence from France, but this year people here are still shaken by Wednesday’s attack.
  • One preacher calls the killings an attack on humanity and on Islam’s tolerant religious teachings.