Attacker stabs two outside Tunis Great synagogue

A reminder that antisemitic terrorism is an ever-present danger in Tunisia : the latest jihadist attack targeted the Great Synagogue in Tunis. AFP reports, via Times of Israel:

TUNIS, Tunisia — An assailant with a knife wounded two police officers guarding a synagogue in the center of the Tunisian capital overnight, the interior ministry said Friday.

The man had been imprisoned over a “terrorism” case and released in 2021, interior ministry spokesman Fakher Bouzghaya told AFP.

The suspect assaulted police deployed to guard the Grand Synagogue of Tunis in the city center, lightly wounding two officers before being overpowered.

It was not immediately clear if anyone was in the synagogue at the time.

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