ats, January 12, 2011 - The night between Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12, the Tunisian Embassy in Berne was object of an attempted criminal assault. Several attempts to light a fire were carried out by unknown persons shortly after half past midnight. The fire did not, however, catch and the damage is minimal, the cantonal police said.
The Embassy of Tunisia is located in the diplomatic district of Berne, in Kirchenfeld. An investigation has been begun to find the reasons and responsibility for the violence. The police are also looking for witnesses, says a statement Wednesday morning.
The attack occurred while the riots were over 50 killed in Tunisia in recent days, according to unions in Tunisia.