TUNIS - One Tunisian soldier was killed and seven others
wounded on Sunday by a landmine near the Algerian border, where security forces
have been hunting Islamist militants, an army source said.
was planted by Islamist extremists. It exploded when their tank rolled over it
in a security sweep in Mount Chaambi," he said, referring to a remote border
area where militants killed eight troops last Monday in one of the deadliest
attack against Tunisian security forces in decades.