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- Published on Wednesday, 28 August 2013 16:16
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KASSERINE (TAP) - Security forces in Kasserine arrested, on Tuesday afternoon, a number of suspects over alleged direct or indirect links with terrorist groups holed up in Chaambi and Sammama mountains.
The suspects include the wife, the sister and the brother of Mourad Gharsalli, a security source indicated.
The former is branded as one of the dangerous terrorists involved in
Two other young girls, who were with Gharsalli's spouse, were also arrested; a printer used for making copies of leaflets was seized.
According to the same source, Gharsalli's wife, named Affef, was active in El Fath Mosque, the Ezzouhour district. She was working on hiring and mobilising young girls, including the two ones arrested, to go to
The suspects were handed over, on Wednesday, to the national counter-terrorism unit in
In another connection, the National Army intensified, on Tuesday evening, land and air operations in Mount Chaambi and
A military source told TAP correspondent this falls in line with tactics and the diversification of operations.
It also deemed groundless reports according to which these operations come in the wake of suspicious movements in the two mountains.