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Tunisia: Funeral for officer killed in synagogue assault

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Mourners in Tunis, carried Thursday (Might 11) the coffin of a Tunisian member of the anti-terrorist brigade member who was killed Tuesday (Might 9).

Officer Mohamed Abdelmajid Atigue died in a taking pictures by a gendarme close to a synagogue on the island of Djerba.

Tunisia’s Inside Minister praised Thursday the work of these he referred to as ‘heroes’ who managed to “management the state of affairs… in lower than 112 seconds” following the assault.

The gunman killed two Jewish pilgrims and three members of Tunisia’s safety forces; injuring a number of others.

He was himself killed earlier than he might enter the place of worship.

On Wednesday Tunisian authorities opened an investigation into the taking pictures assault.

The motives of the killer stay unclear.

In response to the chair of the synagogue’s committee, the pilgrimage attracted extra individuals this yr than it had for a while. Some 6,000 from France, america, Canada, Australia and past participated.