Tunisia attack suspect ‘came to Italy by boat’

A Moroccan man suspected of being involved in the March attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis, which killed 21 tourists, arrived in Italy by boat, police said on Wednesday.

Abdel Majid Touil, 22, was arrested on an international warrant by Italy’s anti-terrorism Digos police in the northern town of Gaggiano, officers told a press conference…

…The news that the suspect had snuck into Italy by boat sparked an immediate outcry among right-wing politicians, with the head of the anti-immigration Northern League party, Matteo Salvini, calling for the Schengen agreement allowing free movement between most continental European states to be suspended.

“Libyan intelligence says boats are arriving with Islamic State terrorists.

Today in my Milan a North African was arrested for involvement in the Tunisian massacre. Close the borders before it’s too late,” Salvini told Italian media…

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