One dead, several wounded in suicide bomb attacks in Tunisian capital

Fethi Belaid / AFP

A police officer has been killed and several others wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in the Tunisian capital on Thursday.

According to government sources, the first attack targetted a police patrol in Charles de Gaulle Street in central Tunis, killing one officer and injuring another and three civilians. 

Shortly afterwards, a second suicide bomber blew himself up near a police station in al-Gorjani district, leaving four people wounded.

It was not immediately known who was behind the attack.

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