Nine injured in twin suicide attacks targeting police in Tunis

Nine injured in twin suicide attacks targeting police in Tunis

Twin suicide attacks targeting security forces have struck Tunisia's capital, injuring at least nine people.

One attacker detonated explosives in a busy commercial district near the French embassy in Tunis shortly before 11am on Thursday, apparently targeting a police patrol.

At least five people were injured, including two officers.

A second bomber struck at an entrance to the anti-terrorism brigade on the outskirts of the city at about the same time.

Four officers were hospitalised with injuries.

Tunisia has been struck repeatedly by terror attacks.

In October, a female suicide bomber struck the city centre, killing only herself.

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