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2015 Tunisian Beach Resort Terrorist Attack ISIS Seifeddine Rezgui

Gunman identified

26 Jun, 2015

Tunisia terrorist attackIslamic State identifies Rezgui as the gunman by his jihadi pseudonym, Abu Yahya al-Qayrawani, while local authorities in Tunisia confirm his real name as Seifeddine Rezgui. Tunisian Prime Minister’s report:

Seifeddine Rezgui came from the town of Gaafour in the Siliana region and had been a student at the University of Kairouan. He was 23-years-old and studying aviation. Rezgui had never travelled abroad.

Witnesses added that Rezgui looked to be about 20 to 25 years old and had long black hair and a beard.