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Today, Friday, the American Embassy in Tunis issued a statement about the explosion that took place near it this morning, injuring 5 policemen and one civilian.
The embassy said, “The emergency teams are responding to the explosion, which occurred near the American embassy in Tunis.”
“Please do not be in the area, monitor the media, and follow the security instructions.”
The Tunisian Ministry of the Interior issued a statement today, Friday, revealing the details of the suicide operation that took place today near the American embassy in the capital.
The Tunisian Ministry of the Interior said in the statement, “The Ministry of Interior knows that, on Friday, 6 March 2020 at 11:00 am, Nafrin targeted a security patrol stationed in the Buhaira 2 area on the street opposite the American embassy, by blowing themselves up.”
“This operation resulted in the death of the terrorists, the injury of 5 security agents, of varying severity, and the slight injury of a civilian,” she added.
She concluded by saying, “The Ministerial Council meeting in Carthage Palace this morning is following the developments of this process. All security units have been put on high alert to face any potential dangers. The Ministry of Interior will provide public opinion with all developments in the building.”