In Tunisia, terrorists were convicted of mass shootings in 2015 :: Society :: RBC

A tribunal in Tunisia sentenced seven terrorists to life imprisonment for attacking the Bardo Museum and attacking two tourist hotels in Sousse in the spring of 2015. This is the AFP of the agency, quoting a statement from prosecutors.

According to the agency, two separate hearings on the terrorist attacks of 2015 took place in Tunisia. "Dozens of defendants" appeared before the court, seven of whom received life-long convictions.

Three terrorists were sentenced to life imprisonment for the attack on the Bardo Museum in March 2015, and four got the same sentence for shooting in the resort of Sousse.

The AFU adds, referring to the public prosecutor Sofien Slity, that the court also sentenced part of the accused to terms ranging from six to sixteen years.

The attack on the Bardo museum in Tunis took place on March 18, 2015, in which 25 people died. Most victims are tourists, including a Russian woman.

On June 26, Tunisia attacked two tourist hotels in the city of Sousse: Riu Imperial Marhaba and El Mouradi Palm Marina. As a result, 39 people died, including a Russian citizen.

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