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Tunisia investigates Nice suspect, judiciary says

A French soldier stands in front of Notre-Dame church, where a knife attack took place, in Nice, France October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/Pool

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia has opened an investigation after reports that the suspect in the Nice attack is Tunisian, the spokesman for a specialised counter-militancy court, Mohsen Dali, told Reuters on Thursday.

“The public prosecutor of the anti-terrorism court has opened a forensic investigation into the suspicion that a Tunisian committed a terrorist operation abroad,” Dali said.

Reporting By Tarek Amara, writing by Angus McDowall; Editing by Toby Chopra

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