Tunisia, woman suicide bomber wounds 9 in central Tunis

Eight policement and one civilian hit by blast

29 October, 17:02

    (ANSAmed) - Tunis, October 29 - A suicide bomber blew herself up on a busy Tunis avenue on Monday afternoon, killing herself and wounding nine other people, mostly police officers, Tunisia's Interior Ministry said. The 30-year-old woman set off the blast just before 2 p.m. in the Tunisian capital's popular Habib Bourguiba avenue, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Sofiene Zaag, quoted by the TAP news agency.

    In a statement, the Interior Ministry said that the suicide bomber, who was not previously known to authorities, blew herself up near a police patrol. It said eight police officers and one civilian were wounded. Apart from the bomber, there have been no further reported deaths. (ANSAmed).

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