Two Jews* are among the 15 people killed a bomb explosion in the Moroccan town of Marrakesh today, according to Israel National News in Russian.
More than 20 were injured. Almost all the victims are foreign tourists. At first the authorities announced that the incident was a domestic accident – caused by exploding gas tanks – but soon they were forced to acknowledge that what happened had been a terrorist attack. The Jewish couple who died arrived in Morocco for Passover to mark the holiday with an elderly parent.
* a third Jew, a travel writer of British nationality, also died.
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Update to the update: a man on the run in a cagoule was arrested on 30 April some 80 kilometres from Marrakesh, and his bag of explosives detonated by police. (Source: Dafina)