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Knife-Wielding Man Attacks Policemen near Tunis Parliament

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Reports mentioned that a knife-wielding man attacked policemen Near Tunis Parliament.

Tunis Parliament

The suspected extremist was reportedly familiar to local authorities for his terrorist views.

According to the Interior Ministry, a suspected extremist has been arrested after attacking two policemen in Tunisia.

One of the wounded policemen was taken to hospital as he got a neck injury. The other is reportedly sustained light wounds.

No further details have been immediately available.

The security situation in Tunisia became tense after the country was hit by three deadly terrorist attacks in 2015, which killed a total of over 70 people and injured over 100 others, with the March 18 attack on the National Bardo Museum resulting in deaths of dozens, including foreigners.

Daesh claimed responsibility for all three attacks.

In March 2016, the militants attacked army, police and the National Guard positions in the center of Ben Gardane, leaving at least 18 civilians dead.

Moreno won the presidential election in Ecuador in April before assuming office on May 24.

Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team