Multiple explosions rock Tunisia as ‘suicide bomber’ blows himself up near the French embassy.

2 explosions have been witnessed in Tunisia with several people injured after a suspected suicide bomber blew himself close to the French embassy in the capital city in Tunis.

Multiple explosions rock Tunisia

According to report, The first attack was targeted at a police car in Charles de Gaulle street in downtown Tunis, witnesses told Reuters. Two police officers and three civilians have been wounded according to the Interior Ministry.

A second was reportedly witnessed at the headquarters of government anti-terrorist headquarters. Security forces are currently at the scene and they have suspended traffic in Habib Bourguiba Street.

Multiple explosions rock Tunisia

The last suicide bombing to hit Tunis was in 2015 when a bus carrying members of the presidential guard was targeted. Twelve people were killed and 16 injured, with ISIS later claiming responsibility for the attack.

Multiple explosions rock Tunisia

 

 

 

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