Four wounded as second suicide bomber blows himself up in Tunisian capital - UPDATED

Four wounded as second suicide bomber blows himself up in Tunisian capital - UPDATED
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A second suicide blast has rocked the Tunisian capital on Thursday as a bomber blew himself up near a police station, the Tunisian Interior Ministry reported. At least four people have been wounded as a result of the explosion, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Earlier, two police officers and three civilians have been wounded as a result of an explosion in the proximity of the French embassy, according to the nation's Interior Ministry.

 

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The attack reportedly targeted a police car in Charles-de-Gaule street in downtown Tunis, APA reports quoting Sputnuik.

A blast has been heard in the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Thursday, Reuters reported citing eyewitnesses.

According to eyewitness reports, the suicide bomber triggered an explosive device in front of a police car, leaving several people injured.

A video (graphic content which may offend sensibilities) has appeared on Facebook showing Tunisian police and other emergency services dealing with the aftermath of the blast. In the clip, at least one injured person can be seen. ​

Faiq Mahmudov

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