Unconfirmed reports indicate a suicide bombing has taken place in the Manihila area of Tunis on the evening (local time) of Tuesday, July 2. The bombing reportedly took place after police attempted to detain the suspect. No casualties were immediately reported.
A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in Tunis over the coming hours.
Two suicide bombings were reported in Tunis on June 27. The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attacks, in which one police officer was killed and eight others were wounded.
Individuals in Tunis are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.
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