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Woman blows herself up in central Tunis

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TUNIS – A woman has set itself the Monday afternoon explosion in the centre of the Tunisian capital of Tunis. According to the staatsradio that happened on the Avenue Habib Bourguiba, one of the busiest streets of the city. The police have the area closed.

The Avenue Habib Bourguiba, one of the busiest streets of the city.

According to initial reports, there are nine injured cases, reported the Tunisian ministry of the Interior. Among the wounded were eight policemen and one citizen. Pictures on the internet showed a huge rookkolom above the city.

It is the first attack in the Tunisian capital since three years. In november 2015 were twelve people and the aanslagpleger to life in an attack on a bus of the presidential guard. Earlier in the same year there was an attack on a toeristenstrand in Sousse, and the popular Bardo museum in Tunis. Almost sixty people came to.

Only recently was the state of emergency in Tunisia extended. Especially in the regions along the Algerian and Libyan borders, there are regular attacks on security forces.

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