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Tunisia Closes Border With Libya In Response To Terror Attack

An explosion in Tunis, the Tunisian capital, which claimed 13 lives has left the nation rattled.

The Islamic State (IS) militant group has claimed responsibility for the attack in the third attack in Tunisia this year.

The attack targeted a bus carrying Presidential guards and the Tunisian President has responded by declaring a state of emergency.

President Beji Caid Essebsi has also announced that Tunisia will close its land borders with Libya starting today.

The President also disclosed that Tunisia will beef up security forces as the country tries to prevent future attacks.

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