Tunisian securities forces stand guard as the German-operated MS Europa cruise liner docks at La Goulette, a port on the northern edge of Tunis, on October 6, 2016. / AFP / FETHI BELAID
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A celebratory band played Thursday as a cruise liner docked in the port of Tunis for the first time since a March 2015 extremist attack killed 21 tourists in the capital.The German-operated MS Europa motored into La Goulette with 350 passengers on board for a one-day stopover.Many of the tourists who died in the March 18, 2015 attack claimed by ISIS that also killed a policeman were on cruise stopovers.Dozens of hotels were forced to close last winter following the Bardo attack and another in June 2015 around a beach hotel in Sousse that left 38 foreign holidaymakers dead.
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