TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The curator of a Tunisian museum targeted by a militant conflict announced Tuesday that a reopening has been postponed, for logistical and confidence reasons.
The supervision duration has announced new measures to tighten mosques not regulated by a supervision and to boost confidence around traveller sites and during a borders.
The National Bardo Museum in Tunis was scheduled to free Tuesday for a initial time given gunmen non-stop glow on tourists Mar 18, murdering 21 people.
Tunisian’s boss Beji Caid Essebsi, left, lays a spray in memory of a victims of a militant conflict during a Bardo Museum in Tunis, Sunday Mar 22, 2015. The dual nonconformist gunmen who killed 21 people during a museum in Tunis lerned in adjacent Libya before caring out a lethal attack, a tip Tunisian confidence central said. (AP Photo/Ali Louati)
Curator Moncef Ben Moussa told The Associated Press that there would be a “symbolic” rite Tuesday for name guests, though a museum will not open to a open until Sunday. He blamed a check on organizational problems.
Museum mouthpiece Hanane Srarfi pronounced a problems were essentially logistical, though added: “There is apparently also a confidence aspect being taken into account.”
Officials have pronounced nothing of a museum’s vital archaeological treasures suffered damage.
Tuesday’s rite will embody a reverence to a victims of a conflict and a unison by a Tunis harmony orchestra. Activists also devise a “march opposite terrorism” to a museum.
Authorities have arrested several people in a attack, a misfortune in Tunisia in 13 years, and are still sport for a suspected mastermind. Five heading confidence officials were dismissed after a attack, and a military officer charged with notice of a museum was jailed.
After a assembly of tip confidence officials late Monday, a supervision announced that unregistered mosques — believed to series 187 — would be shuttered, along with those priesthood nonconformist doctrines.
Many of a estimated 3,000 Tunisians that have left to quarrel with nonconformist groups were believed to have been radicalized during certain mosques.
The supervision also pronounced electronic notice systems would be commissioned in open spaces and checkpoints during a opening to cities would be toughened.
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