Tunisia forces kill six militants in border town raid - army

 09 Mar 2016 - 9:56

Tunisia forces kill six militants in border town raid - army
Soldiers patrol after Monday's attack by Islamic State militants on army and police barracks in the town of Ben Guerdan, Tunisia, near the Libyan border March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

 

TUNIS: Tunisian troops have killed six Islamist militants during a raid in Ben Guerdan, the town on the Libyan border where at least 55 people died during an attack on Monday by Islamic State fighters, the army said on Wednesday.

The military operation late on Tuesday on a house in Ben Guerdan also recovered weapons and at least ten other people have been arrested, a security source said.

Reuters