Monday, December 28, 2015

Tunisia declares state of emergency after bus blast

Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 12 people. The most of the agents who were on the bus are dead after the attack in Tunis, which has become a target of jihadist violence since the 2011 revolution.
  • Essebsi, who cancelled a trip to Switzerland  and Carthage Film Festival director Brahim Letaief cancelled the night’s screenings.
Key facts :
  • Two attacks this year claimed by the Islamic State. A state of emergency was imposed after the Sousse killings and later renewed before being lifted at the beginning of October.
Key points :
  • Tunisia Capital :Tunis
  • Tunisia Currency : Dinar
  • Tunisia PM : Habib Essid

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