Tunisia kills 10 militants who attacked barracks near Libya border


Tunisian soldiers stand guard at the scene of an assault on a house outside the town of Ben Guerdane, near the border with Libya, on March 3, 2016 (AFP Photo/Fathi Nasri)\

Tunis – Tunisian troops killed 10 militants who attacked a barracks near the Libyan border on Monday in the second deadly clash in the area this month, the defence ministry said.

“Army units managed to repulse the attack against a barracks in Ben Guerdane. No fewer than 10 terrorists were killed, and one was wounded and arrested,” ministry spokesman Rachid Bouhoula told AFP.

Source: AFP

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