Two Tunisian soldiers killed by `terrorists`: ministry

Two Tunisian soldiers were killed and four wounded on Saturday in a gunfight with "terrorists" several kilometres (miles) from the border with Algeria, the defence ministry told AFP.

Tunis: Two Tunisian soldiers were killed and four wounded on Saturday in a gunfight with "terrorists" several kilometres (miles) from the border with Algeria, the defence ministry told AFP.

"There was an exchange of fire between a terrorist group and a military patrol at Ghar al-Tine, four kilometres from the Tunisian-Algerian border. Two of our soldiers were martyred and four were wounded," ministry spokesman Lamjed Hamami said.

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