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Tunisia: Deadly bus blast kills at least 12

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By Euronews  with REUTERS
Tunisia: Deadly bus blast kills at least 12

<p>At least 12 people have died in what is thought to have been a suicide bomb attack on a bus full of Tunisian presidential guards.</p> <p>The capital Tunis is now under curfew and a 30-day state of emergency has been announced.</p> <p>Ambulances rushed at least seventeen wounded people from the scene of the explosion on Mohamed V Avenue, close to the Interior Ministry.</p> <p>Authorities say the guards were boarding the bus to be taken to the presidential palace on the outskirts of the city.</p> <p>It’s the third major attack in Tunisia in 2015.</p> <p>In March gunmen killed twenty one tourists at the capital’s Bardo Museum, while in June an Islamist militant opened fire on foreigners at a beach hotel in the resort of Sousse.</p>