Militants, Tunisian forces clash in border town, 16 killed

March 7, 2016 8:38 AM

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TUNIS: Islamist fighters attacked army and police posts in the Tunisian town of Ben Guerdan near the border with Libya early on Monday, in clashes that killed at least ten militants, five civilians and one soldier, officials said.

The interior ministry warned people to stay in their homes as gunfire erupted in the centre of town.

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