Suicide bomb attack in front of police car near French embassy

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Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in Terror
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A police officer has been killed and several others are injured after two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Tunisia's capital near the French embassy.

The first attack targeted a police patrol in Charles de Gaulle Street in central Tunis.

One police officer was killed and at least one other as well as three civilians were wounded, the Interior Ministry said.

Shortly afterwards, a second suicide bomber blew himself up near a police station in al-Gorjani district. Four people were wounded, the Interior Ministry said.

It was not immediately known who was behind the attacks, which come months before an election and at the peak of a tourist season in which Tunisia is hoping for a record number of visitors.

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