One arrested in Italy over Tunisia national museum attack

London, May 20: A suspected man has been arrested from Italy in connection with attack on a national museum in Tunisia, one of the country's leading tourist destinations, in March this year, media reported.

A 22-year-old suspected Moroccan man was arrested by Italy's anti-terrorism police in Milan who had been wanted on an "international level", BBC reported.

One arrested over Tunisia museum attack

At least 22 people including tourists from Germany, Poland, Italy and Spain were killed when gunmen opened fire at the Bardo National Museum in the Tunisian capital city of Tunis on March 18.

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Police gunned down two of the attackers at the scene and have made several arrests linked to the attack. Tunisia's president, Beji Caid Essebsi, said a few days after the attack that a third gunman was on the run.

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