Three Tunisian soldiers killed in militant attack on checkpoint

April 7, 2015 1:42 PM

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TUNIS (Reuters) - Islamist militants killed three Tunisia soldiers and wounded three more in an attack on Tuesday on a military checkpoint in the central region of Kasserine.

Tunisian forces have tightened security and recently killed nine militants from a group officials blamed for orchestrating last month's Bardo museum attack in which two gunmen killed 21 foreign tourists.

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