Tunisia PM fires police chiefs after museum attacks

 Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid has fired police chiefs for the capital and the area of the national museum after last week`s attacks on foreign tourists, the government said on Monday.

Tunis: Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid has fired police chiefs for the capital and the area of the national museum after last week`s attacks on foreign tourists, the government said on Monday.

"He visited (the area around the museum) last night and saw several deficiencies. So he has decided to fire a number of officials including the Tunis police chief and the police chief for the Bardo" area that includes the museum, Essid`s communications director Mofdi Mssedi told AFP.