The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have claimed responsibility for the two suicide bombings in Tunis.
Rabat – The jihadist group, ISIS, has claimed responsibility for the double suicide attack in Tunis on June 27, as reported by the US body monitoring extremist movements SITE Intelligence Group.
The first attack, which targeted a law enforcement vehicle on Charles de Gaulle Avenue, killed a policeman and injured three civilians.
Shortly after, a suicide bomber blew up his charge near a police station in Al Karjani district, injuring four others, according to the Tunisian Ministry of Interior.
The authors of the “two attacks against Tunisian police forces in the capital are fighters of (group) Islamic State in Iraq and Syria,” said the group’s propaganda agency, “Amaq.”
SITE Intelligence Group, which provides governments and institutions across the globe with intelligence on terrorist and extremist groups, published the message yesterday, June 27, on its web page.