Tunisia: Bardo Museum attack leader arrested

3rd terrorist still on the run

25 March, 14:00

    (ANSAmed) - TUNIS, MARCH 25 - Tunisian authorities have arrested the leader of the terrorist cell responsible for the March 18 attack at the Bardo Museum, Rafik Chelli, Secretary of State to the Interior Minister, announced on Wednesday.

    According to Chelli, the group that carried out the plan was made up of 16 people, including at least two Tunisians who returned home from fighting alongside jihadists in Syrian territories.

    A third attacker is still at large. Maher bin Al-Moulidi Al-Qaidi is the subject of an arrest warrant by Tunisia's Interior Ministry.(ANSAmed).

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