Tunisian forces kill three Islamic State militants near Algerian border

Tunisian forces kill three Islamic State militants near Algerian border
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 Tunisian special forces killed three suspected Islamic State militants on Tuesday after clashes in mountains near the Algerian border, a security official told, ONAreports quoting Reuters.

Days earlier, Islamic State had released pictures of militants carrying weapons in mountains where they have hidden for years.

“Our forces killed three terrorists suspected of belonging to Daesh after clashes in the Saloum mountains in Kasserine,” Colonel Houssem Jbebli told Reuters, using an Arabic acronym for the group.

Faiq Mahmudov

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