Blast strikes bus carrying Tunisia presidential security: At least 11 dead

An explosion has hit a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia’s capital, Tunis, state TV reports.

At least 11 people have been killed in the blast, the interior ministry said, the BBC reports.

The cause of the explosion in main avenue of the capital is not immediately clear.

Tunisia has been targeted by the Islamic State group, including an attack by a gunman on the beach resort of Sousse in June, killing 39 people, mostly foreign tourists.

The latest explosion took place on the Mohamed V Avenue.

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