Tunisia: Two terrorists neutralised, military personnel wounded in clashes at Jendouba
Clashes between the Tunisian army and jihadists in Jendouba, north of the African country have left two terrorists killed one army personnel wounded, defense ministry announced on Thursday.
The clashes according to ministry spokesperson, Colonel-Lieutenant Belhassen Oueslati took place in the heights of governorate of Jendouba, near Oued Massouj.
Two terrorists were killed and one military personnel was injured as army and national guards tried to flash out the militants holing up in the mounts.
National forces continued combing the area on Thursday, Oueslati further noted.
The army in the course of the operation, Oueslati noted also seized two Steyr assault rifles belonging to customs, cartridge magazines and a large amount of ammunition.
Tunisia has been embroiled in security following the 2011 revolution which saw country’s autocratic leader Ben Ali ousted.
Three terrorist attacks sponsored by the Islamic State (IS) hit the country last year claiming lives of 71 people, most whom are foreign tourists.