The New York Times – A suicide bomber blew himself up near the United States Embassy in Tunis on Friday, wounding several police officers, according to officials and Tunisian media reports.
“Emergency personnel are responding to an explosion that occurred near the U.S. Embassy in Tunis,” the embassy’s account posted on Twitter. “Please avoid the area and monitor local media for updates.
Tunisian media reported that a man had approached a police checkpoint near the embassy on a motorcycle and detonated explosives shortly before noon local time. No group had yet claimed responsibility.