Tunis Explosion: Twin Suicide Attacks Rocks Tunisian Capital

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Tunisia has been rocked after two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks in Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis, killing one police officer and wounding several others, the Tunisian Interior Ministry has confirmed.

At least eight people have also been injured in the double attack on Thursday, the government said.

The first bomber targeted a police patrol in Charles de Gaulle Street in central Tunis. One police officer was killed and at least one other officer and three civilians were wounded, the Interior Ministry said.

Shortly afterwards, a second suicide bomber blew himself up near a police station in the al-Qarjani district. Four people were wounded in the attack.

Heavily-armed police have cordoned off the sites of both attacks.

Sofian Zaak, a spokesperson for the Interior Ministry, said the bombers had not yet been identified.

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