A second suicide blast has rocked the Tunisian capital on Thursday as a bomber blew himself up near a police station in al-Qarjani district, the Tunisian Interior Ministry reported. At least four people have been wounded as a result of the explosion. One police officer has reportedly succumbed to the injuries he sustained as a result of the blast.
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.
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.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.