Tunisian security forces kill five terrorists near Libyan borders

Tunis, March 3 (IANS) Five terrorists were killed, one civilian was shot by accident, and one military officer was injured during an exchange of gunfire between National Guard and Army units of Tunisia near the Libyan borders, Tunisian Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

According to the Defense Ministry, the targeted terrorists entered the Tunisian territory from Libya after escaping attacks against the camps related to Islamic State in Libya, Xinhua reported.

Tunisian security forces additionally confiscated five Kalashnikovs, special vehicles, grenades, ammunition and communication tools.

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