They wanted to present as many dead bodies as possible to their bloodthirsty god. “Tunis museum attackers wore belts packed with explosives,” by Yasmine Ryan, the Independent, March 20, 2015:
Gunmen who shot dead 21 people at Tunisia’s Bardo Museum were also armed with explosive suicide belts and would have killed many more had police not reacted so quickly to the attack, the country’s president said last night.
In an Independence Day television address, President Beji Caid Essebsi described the carnage as a “great disaster” but said it could have been much worse.
Speaking of the police response, he said: “Their intervention stopped the terrorists from setting off their explosive belts, which would have caused more than 100 deaths if they had detonated.”…