Tunisian Security forces capture ‘terror’ cell planning attacks
Article Key Points:
- 5-member cell was planning attacks against security headquarters and patrols
- The threat remains focused on state targets.
- No travel alerts were issued by the USA & UK regarding this incident.
Tunisia security forces arrested a terrorist cell planning to carry out attacks in the country, according to the Interior Ministry on Wednesday.
A ministry statement said the 5-member cell was planning attacks on security headquarters and patrols.
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According to the ministry, some of the cell’s members had attempted to join militants holed up in the mountains for training on making explosives.
In April, Tunisian security forces arrested a terror group for planning to target security and other vital installations in the country.
In May, the authorities said a Daesh/ISIS militant was arrested.
Tunisia suffered a number of terrorist attacks since 2013 that claimed the lives of scores of security and military personnel and foreign tourists.- Source: Anadolu Agency
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