Algeria condemns suicide bombing in Tunis


ALGIERS, Oct 30 (Xinhua) — Algeria on Tuesday strongly condemned the attack that targeted a police patrol in the Tunisian capital.

Algerian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abdelaziz Benali Cherif said in a statement that Algeria condemned the suicide bombing that targeted a Tunisian police patrol in downtown Tunis on Monday.

Cherif extended deepest condolences to the victims’ families and wished a speedy recovery to the injured, affirming “full solidarity and constant support to the brotherly government and people of Tunisia in the face of this abhorrent scourge.”

He also expressed “Algeria’s confidence that a strong Tunisia with its institutions and cohesion of its people is capable of raising up the challenge to confront and eradicate terrorism.”

On Monday, a 30-year-old woman blew herself up near a police patrol at Bourguiba Avenue with an explosive belt, injuring 20 people including 15 security guards, according to Tunisian Interior Ministry.


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