Margarita Kislova. Tunisia has experienced on the last working day of the week an unprecedented number of Victims and the cynical terrorist attack in its history: a student-engineer opened fire from the automatic machine for guests staying at the Imperial on the beach close to the city of Sousse. According to the summary data lost his life 37 and damaged 36.
Prime Minister Habib ESSID said About the intention to spend a night in the capital Tunis Press conference in connection with the massacre, and the head of the country Beja beji CAID El-Sebsi promised, " starting today, to take a number of additional measures to fight crime.
In the morning on the last working day of the week to the beach at Imperial Motel in Sousse on the East of Tunisia came a rubber boat, which landed the young man in his twenties with a large beach umbrella. He slowly joined the vacationing crowd and became, it seemed, to choose a place to settle. Unexpectedly folded umbrella young man pulled out a Kalashnikov rifle and, as Witnesses tell, with extraordinary composure was to shoot methodically beachgoers.
Rushed toward the sound of the shooting guards of the Motel were Also killed on the spot. To stop the massacre on the beach was only approached after some time, representatives of law enforcement agencies, zastrelili terrorist.
By bloody massacre of the travellers soon identified. Them was a 23 year old student from Kairawan the seyfeddin Lezgi. Law enforcement authorities found out that a young man while studying in the University was often visited by a "dysfunctional" mosque, talked with the " jihadists ".
none of the gangs until did not take on their own shoulders the responsibility for this attack, meanwhile, experts believe that it is related to what happened on the last working day of the week other terrorist attacks in Kuwait and France. Most argue about the fact that the group "Islamic state" just 3 days ago said that activates in Ramadan, attacks on Christians, Shiites and "betrayed" religion of Sunnis.
The Pentagon believes that it is premature to link in one chain these terrorist acts.
"The U.S. defense Department continues to examine, whether these were different Between them and deleted coordinated attack or they just happened to coincide (in time)", said the Commissioner of the Department Colonel Steve Warren, quoted by the associated Press.
Doctors believe that the number of victims can increase, as damage to health has received in hospital are very severe, most are in serious and critical condition. Received damage At this point of time 36 people, they are transported to different hospitals.
employees of the foreign Ministry of foreign embassies calling and in person bypass the hospitals in search of " their ". It is known that the property where the attack was, according to tradition resting travellers from the UK, Germany, Belgium and France. The media said that among the victims were More than 13 Britons. The British foreign office confirmed the death of five People.
According to the list taken to the hospital people after the attack on the hotel, eventually the shootout were injured a citizen of Ukraine, 33 British citizens, two residents of Belgium, German, eight Tunisians, as well as a Russian Citizen.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation confirmed that the Russian has been damaged as a result of a terrorist act in Sousse. Residence of the Ambassador of Russia continues to check the data on the victims and the wounded. On the state of the Russians does not say.
The Tunisian authorities have called the incident in Sousse terrorist act " terrible, if not fatal blow to the Tunisian economy. According to the Minister of tourism of Tunisia attack was, " although we have taken all possible security measures have increased security. Tunisian authorities are urging the international Commonwealth to strengthen common action to fight crime.
however, European travelers, holidaymakers in Tunisia, massively trying to leave the hotels and return home. According to available data, only British Residents in Tunisia has the opportunity to be on the order of 20 thousand. Authorities to urgently consider options for transportation to a safe place. Slovakia has decided to send its own residents the plane. European airlines cancel flights to Tunisia.
The leaders of several countries on the last working day of the week expressed his condolences in connection with the terrorist attacks that occurred in Tunisia, Kuwait and France and spoke About the need to punish the guilty.
similarly on Friday was widely discussed international security and the fight against crime. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Belarus has urged the world's leading countries to sort out their relationships with each other, and to develop at the United Nations collective measures against crime.
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, said the commitment of the UN to help in the battle against crime after a series of attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France. According to the Secretary-General, these attacks will not weaken the desire of the international brotherhood to fight the scourge of terrorism, but also " strengthen the commitment of the UN to help beat the craving for killing, destruction, extermination of human culture ".
the head of the OSCE Ivica Dacic and the organization's Secretary General Lamberto Zannier has expressed its condemnation of acts of terrorism." given the increasing frequency of these heinous crimes against humanity in many countries of the OSCE and its partners, together we must fight extremism, " said Zannier.