Two police officers have been stabbed with a knife publicly in broad daylight in what has been thought to be a terror attack.
No less than two police officers in Tunisia have been stabbed in what the authorities believe was a terror attack in broad daylight, NOV reports.
The two cops were injured in the Tunisian city of Tunis, leaving one with a stab wound to the neck and another with slight injuries.
Tunisia’s interior ministry said a “suspected Islamist militant” – who was known to authorities for radical views – carried out the attack.
It added a suspect has been arrested.
Tunis is the capital of Tunisia and the attack was said to have occured close to a parliament building.
Large numbers of police are now seen cordoning the area in Bardo square following the attack, with blood said to be visible on the ground.
According to a statement, the attacker said he considered police to be “tyrants”.