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Terrorist attack in Ghardimaou: Youssef Chahed chairs security meeting

Published the:  09/07/2018

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(TAP) - Prime Minister Youssef Chahed is chairing a security meeting at the Kasbah, in the presence of the Ministers of Interior Affairs and Defence as well as senior military and security officials.

According to a Prime Ministry press release, the follow-up of the operation launched on Sunday to track terrorists in the mountains adjoining the Tunisian-Algerian border is at heart the meeting.

Six national guards were killed on Sunday in a terrorist attack in Ain Soltane, Jendouba governorate, the Interior Ministry said.

This is the deadliest attack for over two years.

The terrorists used a homemade bomb before firing in bursts, killing six National Guard officers near the border with Algeria, the department indicated