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Severe blasts rocked the capital of Tunisia Tunis, when two suicide bombers blew themselves up, the gruesome attack caused the death of a policeman with some innocent citizens seriously injured.
The first explosion targeted a police patrol on Tunis’s central Charles de Gaulle Street,
A police officer was reportedly killed, while another was wounded, Three civilians were also wounded. according to the interior ministry.
The second suicide bomber blew himself up shortly after the first attack on a national guard base in the capital’s al-Qarjani district, the interior ministry said. Four security personnel were inflicted with injuries.
Sofiene Zaag interior ministry spokesman told AFP. “At 11am (10:00 GMT) an individual blew himself up outside the back door of the base”.
A total of eight persons were wounded in the attack, while a policeman lost his life.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group ISIL claimed responsibility, saying the “executors of the two attacks on Tunisian security elements” were its “fighters”,