Skip to comments.Militants attack Tunisian army base, kill one soldier
Posted on 08/03/2014 5:21:30 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
A Tunisian soldier was killed after militants tried to storm an army base early on Sunday in the town of Sbitla near the Algerian border, the Tunisian government said on Sunday.
Militant assaults on the Tunisian army have become more frequent in recent months. Since April, thousands of troops have been deployed to the mountainous Chaambi region on the border with Algeria where fighters fleeing a French military intervention in Mali last year have taken refuge.
At least 15 soldiers have been killed in attacks on military checkpoints in the area.
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Are all the 'militants', 'freedom fighters', 'seperatists' and I'm sure a few other words I can't remember .... code for muslim/islamist ?
Thanks Citizen Zed.
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