Tunisia: Death toll in museum attack rises to 23

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Two men dressed in military garb went into a museum in Tunisia's capital Wednesday and opened fire, killing eight people and taking hostages, authorities said. (photo courtesy of CNN)

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s health minister says the death toll in a dramatic museum attack has risen to 23 people, including 18 foreign tourists.

Said Aidi said Thursday that five Tunisians were killed, including the two gunmen. Authorities are searching for two or three other possible accomplices. He said several victims were brought in without identity documents.

Moncef Hamdoun, an official with the Charles Nicolle hospital where many victims were taken, said seven of the dead remain unidentified.

Spain’s foreign minister said in Valencia that two Spanish tourists were found safe after hiding out in the Tunis museum all night after Wednesday’s attack.