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Tunisian Forces Patrol Ben Guerdane A...
Ben Guerdane
By Mourad TEYEB
08 Mar 2016

Tunisian police and military forces patrol the border town of Ben Guerdane on March 8, 2016, one day after ISIS militants launched an attack on military barracks in the town. 28 militants were killed in the clashes that also left ten members of Tunisian security forces and seven civilians dead.

Tunisian security forces arrested 17 militants, reportedly connected to ISIS.

Later on Tuesday March 8th, the Tunisian Prime Minister said that the death toll had risen to 55, as security forces once again clashed with militants, killing six.

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Ben Guerdane, Tunisia
By Mourad TEYEB
02 Mar 2016

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.