Anger in Tunis after double suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital | AFP

People chant anti-terrorism slogans at the site of the suicide attack that targeted police and the national guard in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians.

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Suicide blast targets police on Tunisia capital’s main avenue: police | AFP

A suicide attack targeted police on the main street of Tunisia’s capital on Thursday morning, wounding a civilian and several police personnel, a police officer at the scene told AFP. IMAGES

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Ambulance arrives at the site of suicide blast in Tunisia’s capital | AFP

Ambulance seen at the site of suicide attack that targeted police on the main street of Tunisia’s capital, wounding a civilian and several police personnel. IMAGES

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Suicide blast targets police on Tunisia capital’s main avenue: police | AFP

People and emergency services gather at the site of a suicide attack targeting police on the main street of Tunisia’s capital, wounding a civilian and several police personnel, a police officer at the scene told AFP. IMAGES

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Massive general strike takes effect in Tunisia

The secretary general of Tunisia’s powerful UGTT trade union, Noureddine Taboubi, gives a speech in front of a crowd gathered in front of the union’s headquarters in Tunis, as a major strike takes effect in the country. The Tunisian General Labour Union, the UGTT, called on public sector employees to observe the strike — the second since November — to demand a wage rise and economic reforms.

Massive general strike takes effect in Tunisia

The secretary general of Tunisia’s powerful UGTT trade union, Noureddine Taboubi, gives a speech in front of a crowd gathered in front of the union’s headquarters in Tunis, as a major strike took effect in the country Thursday. The Tunisian General Labour Union, the UGTT, called on public sector employees to observe the strike — the second since November — to demand a wage rise and economic reforms. IMAGESATTENTION CLIENTS: AN EDIT IN HD WILL FOLLOW

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