Islamist Militants attack Tunisian customs officers near Algerian border, one killed-source

By REUTERS
August 24, 2015 11:33

Islamist militant gunmen opened fire on a Tunisian customs team near the Algerian border, killing one customs agent and wounding three more, a security source said on Monday.

The attack on a customs vehicle late on Sunday was in Bouchbka, in central Kasserine province, where Islamist militants belonging to Okba Ibn Nafaa, an al Qaeda-tied group, have often attacked police, army and local officials.


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