Eighteen of the victims of the March 7, 2016 attack on Ben Guerdane (Medenine) were buried today in funerals in the Governorates of Gabes, Gafsa, Sidi Bouzid, Tataouine and in Medenine where a special section in the Sidi Khlif cemetery in Ben Guerdane was dedicated to the martyrs of March 7.
A minute of silence was observed in schools throughout Tunisia and a delegation of ten deputies from the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP) attended ceremonies in Ben Guerdane.
The funeral marches in Ben Guerdane were accompanied by a heavy security presence who both protected the marchers and mourned alongside them.
All of the seven civilians casualties and four of the members of national security organizations who lost their lives where from Ben Guerdane.
An unofficial list of the victims buried today includes:
Tunisian National Army:
Abdelbaset Morri (Gabes)
Ramzi Zrelli (Ben Guerdane)
Mohamed Yassine Soltani (Ben Guerdane)
Abdessalem Saafi (Gabes)
Sofiane Ben Ahmed de Mallouleche (Mahdia)
Mohamed Afif Boulaares Radaoui (Gafsa)
Mehdi Chahlani (Tataouine)
Imed Msouri (Sidi Bouzid)
Abdelati Abdelkebir (Ben Guerdane, Head of the Medenine Counterterrorism Brigade BAT)
Houcine Mansouri (Customs Agent, Ben Guerdane)
Abdelkrim Jarii (Retired National Guard, Ben Guerdane)
The civilians from Ben Guerdane:
And Twelve year old Sarra Mouthak.