23 October 2013

Tunisia: Sidi Bouzid - Six Guardsmen Killed, Two Seriously Wounded

Thousands of demonstrators gather in central Tunis to demand the immediate departure of the government led by ruling Islamist party Ennahda. ( Resource: Thousands Protest Against Tunisia Government )

Sidi Bouzid — Six guardsmen have been killed during clashes with an armed terrorist group in Ounaissia in the delegation of Sidi Ali Ben Aoun, in Sidi Bouzid.

According to a security source, two terrorists were killed in the clashes, two other National Guard officers seriously wounded and another was lightly injured.

The National Guard forces had gone to Ounaissia on a suspicion that a group of individuals occupied a house there. As soon as they arrived, terrorists opened fire which led to armed clashes.

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