Twin suicide attacks targeting security forces struck Tunisia's capital on Thursday, killing a patrol officer and injuring at least eight people.
One attacker detonated explosives in a busy commercial district near the French Embassy shortly before 11 a.m., apparently targeting a police patrol. One of the officers died from his injuries, and another was injured along with three bystanders, authorities said.
At nearly the same time, a second bomber struck at an entrance to an anti-terrorism brigade facility on the outskirts of the city. Four officers were hospitalized with injuries.