Tunisia investigates Nice suspect, judiciary says

Knife attack in French city of Nice
Knife attack in French city of Nice

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)