BREAKING: Suicide bomber blows self up at U.S Embassy in Tunisia

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Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.

Chief White House Correspondent for | + posts

Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.

A suspected suicide bomber has blown himself up at the United States Embassy in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia in north Africa.

Local media reported that an individual riding a bike detonated a bomb near the police patrol opposite the embassy.

At least five police officers were wounded, local media said.

Pictures shared on the social media showed a crowd gathering outside the U.S. Embassy with the flag of the United States seen fluttering in the background.

The Embassy has confirmed police were responding to an incident, according to several reports.

Details were still coming in and this article would be updated.

Simon Ateba

Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.

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