Tunisia arrests two men suspected of planning attacks in capital

Tunisian forensic investigators inspect the scene in the aftermath of the bomb attack.
Tunisian forensic investigators inspect the scene in the aftermath of the bomb attack.PHOTO: EPA

TUNIS (REUTERS) - Tunisian police have arrested two suspected militants planning new attacks in the capital Tunis, the Interior Ministry said on Friday (Dec 4), 10 days after a suicide bombing that killed 12 presidential guards.

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group has claimed the bombing, the third major militant attack in Tunisia his year following assaults on a beach resort at Sousse and the Bardo museum in the capital, both of which targeted foreign visitors.