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1 killed, 1 wounded during police raid in Tunisia

1 killed, 1 wounded during police raid in Tunisia

A raid by police on weapons caches held by suspected Islamic extremists in Tunisia has left one person dead and another seriously injured.
Interior Ministry spokesman Khaled Tarrouch says a suspect opened fire on police during the raid on Sunday at a house in the Douar Hicher neighborhood of Tunis, a district considered a bastion of radical Islamists. He says police returned fire, seriously wounded the suspect and killing his wife.
The spokesman says police seized two Kalashnikov rifles and a supply of ammunition, and made four arrests during a series of raids on houses in the district.


Updated : 2021-04-21 01:47 GMT+08:00