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IS claims twin suicide attacks in Tunisia capital: US monitor

AFP  |  Tunis 

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for double suicide attacks that killed a police officer and wounded eight people in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, a US-based monitor said.

The "executors of the two attacks on Tunisian security elements" were IS "fighters", SITE Intelligence Group quoted a statement from the jihadists' propaganda wing, Amaq, as saying.

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First Published: Fri, June 28 2019. 01:50 IST