Tunisia dismantles jihadi recruiting cell for Libya

March 17, 2015 2:58 PM

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TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia said on Tuesday it had dismantled a recruiting cell sending jihadis to fight in Libya and arrested dozens in part of tighter security and border controls to counter Islamist militants.

Tunisia is worried that violence will spill over from Libya, where Islamic State militants have expanded their influence, exploiting turmoil as two rival governments battle for control.

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