Two Suicide bombers hit the capital of Tunisia

The capital of Tunisia was hit by two suicide bombers on Thursday killing at least one police officer and wounding several people.

The first blast involved a suicide bomber who targeted a police patrol on Tunis’ central Charles de Gaulle street, not far from the French embassy.

According to the interior ministry, one police officer was killed, while another was injured, three civilians were also injured.



A second attacker blew himself up shortly afterwards on a base of the national guard in the capital’s al-Qarjani district, the interior ministry said. Four security personnel were wounded in that attack.

“At 11am (10:00 GMT) an individual blew himself up outside the back door” of the base, interior ministry spokesman Sofiene Zaag told AFP.

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No group has claimed responsibility for either of the blast.

Source: AFP


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