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Tunisian security officer wounded in synagogue shooting dies


Members of the security forces stand near the entrance of Ghriba synagogue, following an attack, in Djerba, Tunisia May 10, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer

A Tunisian security officer wounded in Tuesday’s shooting attack outside a synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba has died, TAP news agency reported on Wednesday citing hospital sources, bringing the death toll to six including the shooter.

The shooter, a National Guard member, killed a colleague at a naval installation then travelled to the synagogue and opened fire on police and visitors before he was shot dead.