Avenue Habib Bourguiba Blast | Woman Suicide Bomber Tunis | Tunisia Suicide Attack
At least 9 people were hurt when a woman, 30 years of age, blew herself up in downtown Tunis, Tunisia’s capital.
Describing the explosion as a “terrorist blast”, the ministry said the woman didn’t have preceding militant background that was on record.
Eight of those hurt in the blast in the center of the city, were police officers.
Luckily there weren’t any deaths.
Avenue Habib Bourguiba Blast
No militant or terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The attack emanates at a time when the country’s vital vacation industry is showing early signs of ra bounce back, more than 3 years after two deadly terror attacks.
The capital’s Bardo Museum was the first attack which happened on in March 2015, leaving 22 people dead. Just a few months after this, in June, another 38 people lost their lives in a resort in Sousse.
Tunisians has just about forgotten about these attacks and tourism was starting to boom and then this happens!
The detonation occurred 200 metres (220 yards) from the French Embassy. This is the same road where the interior ministry is situated.
It appears that a police checkpoint was specifically targeted.
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