Militants kill 4 Tunisian National Guards
Militants killed four members of the National Guard in the mountainous Kasserine region near the Algerian border, Tunisia’s Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
The brief statement blamed “terrorists” for the attack but gave no other details. Local radio added that the attack took place around midnight and the militants fled with the guardsmen’s weapons.
The attack took place near Mount Chaambi, a national park on the Algerian border that has provided refuge to al-Qaeda-linked militants blamed for attacks against Army and politicians in Tunisia for the past two years.