A terrorist has detonated a suicide bomb outside the US embassy in the Tunisian capital, Tunis.
Local reports claim that a suicide bomber has wounded five people outside the US embassy after detonating an explosive device on Friday afternoon.
Local officials have confirmed that the terrorist detonated the device near an entrance to the embassy and arrived on a moped.
Videos posted to Twitter show police officers rushing to the scene.
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The US Embassy said in a statement of Facebook: “Emergency personnel are responding to an explosion that occurred near the US Embassy in Tunis. Please avoid the area and monitor local media for updates.”
The embassy is located in the Berges du Lac district.
More to follow…