Security forces in Ben Guerdane. Tunisia
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Twenty-eight militants killed near Tunisia-Libya border

Security forces have killed 28 militants in a cross-border raid from Libya in the town of Ben Guerdane, the Tunisian government says.

President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi says authorities are now in control of a situation in southern Tunisia, where army and police bases were attacked by Islamist fighters.

Rana Jawad reports from Tunis.

  • 07 Mar 2016
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