2 suicide attacks on police personnel in Tunis injure 8 people

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Thu, 27 Jun 2019 - 11:35 GMT

Police officers stand guard at the site of an explosion at Charles de Gaulle street in downtown Tunis

Police officers stand guard at the site of an explosion at Charles de Gaulle street in downtown Tunis

CAIRO – 27 June 2019: A suicide bomb targeted a police patrol in Tunis, injuring a policeman and three civilians, said Agence Tunis Afrique Persse.

The suicide bomber blew himself up near a police patrol in Charles de Gaulle Street at the Avenue of Habib Bourguiba, near to the French Embassy in Tunis.

Few minutes later, a second man blew himself up near the back entrance of the El-Gorjani judicial police department, the agency reported a second statement from the Ministry of Interior.

The second attack also injured four people, and the area near the police department was evacuated, the statement added.

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