Cairo - Unknown gunmen attacked on Friday a hotel in the resort Tunisian city of Sousa, the Tunisian newspaper al-Chouruk reported online.
An exchange of fire followed between the attackers and security guards, according to the report.
The newspaper reported unspecified casualties in the violence.
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Tunisia has stepped up security since March when gunmen killed 21 tourists and a policeman at the Bardo museum in the Tunisian capital.
The Islamic State extremist group claimed responsibility for the March attack.