Tunisia announces three days of mourning for slain soldiers: TV

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Posted: Jul 29, 2013 4:39 PM
Tunisia announces three days of mourning for slain soldiers: TV

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's president announced three days of mourning for 8 soldiers killed in an ambush attack by militants, state television said.

Tunisian television cut regular programming and broadcast Quranic verses and patriotic songs, and announced that President Moncef Marzouki would address the nation shortly.

(Reporting by Erika Solomon; Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)