THE Department of Foreign Affairs advised all Filipinos in Tunis to remain vigilant following two explosions in downtown Tunis yesterday.
The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, through its Interim Legation in Tunis, has received reports of two explosions on Rue de Charles de Gaulle in downtown Tunis around 10 this morning.
According to initial reports, the explosions involved a suicide bomber and a car bomb that were detonated one after the other near the French Embassy and the headquarters of the Anti-Terrorist Police.
In this connection, the Embassy requests all Filipino nationals in Tunis to remain vigilant, avoid these areas and take the necessary precautions.
In case of emergency, the Interim Legation and the Philippine Consulate in Tunis may be reached at +216 50 926 251.