8 dead in Tunisia shootout with Islamists
A Tunisian security official says eight people, including a police officer, have died after a daylong standoff between the National Guard and militants in a seaside Tunis suburb.


The official said the security forces killed seven of the militants in a standoff that began at 4 p.m. Monday and ended Tuesday afternoon. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media. (AP)