Five Alleged ISIS Militants Killed in Raid in Tunisia

Collection with 6 media items created by Mourad TEYEB

Tunisia 02 Mar 2016 00:00

According to official sources in Tunisia's Defense Ministry, five gunmen, reportedly ISIS militants, arrived in the Tunisian coastal town of Ben Guerdane, near the Libyan border, in a 4x4. 

When Tunisian forces discovered them, they hid in a house inside the town. All five were killed in the raid that ensued, and one civilian was also shot while passing near the scene of the clashes between Tunisian forces and the militants. Two Tunisian army officers were slightly injured.

According to Tunisian officials, the militants were originally from Ben Guerdane.

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Ben Guerdane, Tunisia
By Mourad TEYEB
01 Mar 2016

Tunisian military and police forces clashed with five gunmen, reportedly ISIS militants, in Ben Guerdane, near Libya, killing all five.

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Ben Guerdane, Tunisia
By Mourad TEYEB
01 Mar 2016

Tunisian military and police forces clashed with five gunmen, reportedly ISIS militants, in Ben Guerdane, near Libya, killing all five.

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Ben Guerdane, Tunisia
By Mourad TEYEB
01 Mar 2016

Tunisian military and police forces clashed with five gunmen, reportedly ISIS militants, in Ben Guerdane, near Libya, killing all five.

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Ben Guerdane, Tunisia
By Mourad TEYEB
01 Mar 2016

Tunisian military and police forces clashed with five gunmen, reportedly ISIS militants, in Ben Guerdane, near Libya, killing all five.

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Ben Guerdane, Tunisia
By Mourad TEYEB
01 Mar 2016

Tunisian military and police forces clashed with five gunmen, reportedly ISIS militants, in Ben Guerdane, near Libya, killing all five.

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Ben Guerdane, Tunisia
By Mourad TEYEB
01 Mar 2016

Tunisian military and police forces clashed with five gunmen, reportedly ISIS militants, in Ben Guerdane, near Libya, killing all five.