Tunisia:Three police and a jihadist killed in clashes
June 19, Tunis: Three Tunisian policemen and a suspected jihadist were killed during early morning clashes in Tunisia, according to the interior ministry said on Monday.
The Ministry’s spokesperson Mohamed Ali Aroui stated that the the national guards attempted to ambush two terrorists on a motorcycle in Sidi Ali Ben Aoun after obtaining information that they were about to launch an operation. “Two officers were killed in the ensuing shoot-out, and that the militants fled after killing a third policeman who was on his way to work. “One of the terrorists was exterminated, the second was wounded and arrested. He is in a serious condition,” he added.
Meanwhile,twelve people are known to have been wounded, including three members of the security forces, a soldier and eight bystanders one of which is in a critical condition.
The Oslo Times