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Interim President condoles with families of two martyr servicemen

Published the:  19/05/2011

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May 19, 2011 - TAP - Interim President Foued Mebazaa sent messages of condolence to families of martyrs Colonel Taher Ayari and Corporal Walid Hajji, as well as to National Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zebidi and Joint Chief of Staff of the Armies, General Rachid Ammar.
The Interim President expressed deep sorrow and regret over the loss of these two loyal sons of Tunisia and its brave army, while discharging their sacred duty of defending the homeland and its territorial integrity and safeguarding the people's security.
Colonel Taher Ayari and Corporal Walid Hajji were martyred in the clashes that had taken place on Wednesday in Ruhia, Siliana, with a group of armed persons belonging to a terrorist organisation.