Home > News > World
Monday March 17, 2014 MYT 4:20:02 PM
Monday March 17, 2014 MYT 4:21:06 PM
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia police shot and killed three suspected Islamist militants in a raid near the Algerian border, a security official said on Monday, days after Algerian troops reportedly killed seven militants on the other side of the frontier.
Clashes broke out on Monday morning when security forces raided a house in northwest Jendouba, the official said. Gunmen disguised as police had killed three officers and a civilian in an attack there last month.
Tunisia has been battling militants from the hardline Islamist movement Ansar al Sharia, which the United States earlier this year listed as a foreign terrorist organisation.
Algerian state news agency APS reported on Friday that Algerian troops had killed seven armed militants who crossed the border from Tunisia.
(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Writing by Patrick Markey; Editing by Hugh Lawson)
India floods derail two trains, killing at least 20; hundreds rescued
Australia says initial MH370 debris drift models gave wrong clues
Russia resubmits claim for energy-rich Arctic shelf
FBI looking into security of Clinton private email account - Washington Post
Italian minister visits Iran seeking better ties
How to manage your project cashflow
Maggi contest winner takes home Toyota Hilux
Eco-friendly 3D printed supercar
High living in the great outdoors
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)