Tunisia declares state of emergency after beach attack

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week`s jihadist beach massacre in which 38 foreign tourists died, his office said.

AFP| Updated: Jul 04, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Tunis: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week`s jihadist beach massacre in which 38 foreign tourists died, his office said.

"The president has declared a state of emergency in Tunisia and will address the nation at 5 pm (1600 GMT)," Essebsi`s office said.