TUNIS, TUNISIA -Security measures are taken outside the National Bardo Museum, near the country's parliament in Tunis, when gunmen take tourists hostage on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (Photo by Amine Landoulsi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Gunmen Attack the Bardo National Museum in Tunis

Local news reports are reporting that gunmen in military uniforms opened fire this afternoon outside the Bardo National Museum in Tunis, before entering the building and taking tourists hostage. The story is developing, and details regarding the number of tourists injured on the scene have yet to be verified, but state press agencies are reporting that there have been casualties and that forces are currently surrounding the two militants, who are still inside the museum.

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