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Apparent suicide attack on Tunisian presidential guard bus kills 12

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 00:49

Security sources say the guards were boarding the bus for the presidential palace when it blew up and the president has reinstated a state of emergency. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Tunisia is in a state of emergency after an apparent suicide bomb blast rips through a bus full of presidential guards in the capital, Tunis. At least 12 people were killed and at least 17 others injured in what's now the third major attack in Tunisia this year. Security sources say the guards were boarding the bus for the presidential palace when it blew up. President Beji Caid Essebsi has canceled his trip to Europe and says the capital is under curfew until Wednesday morning . The state of emergency, temporarily giving security forces more powers and restricting some civil rights. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the previous two attacks this year, but the army has also been fighting another Islamist militant group in the mountains near the Algerian border.

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Apparent suicide attack on Tunisian presidential guard bus kills 12

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 00:49