Eight individuals arrested for suspicion of belonging to terrorist organisation (Interior)
12/09/2017 16:30, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Eight individuals were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation, the Interior Ministry said.

In a statement, the department said that those individuals, active in the governorates of Jendouba, Kasserine and Sidi Bouzid, had links with terrorists holed up on the heights of Kef, Kasserine and Sidi Bouzid.

Following a search carried out by the research and investigation unit of the National Guard of El-Aouina, three vehicles used to transport terrorists were seized, the statement said.

The Public Prosecutor ordered the suspects to be placed in police custody and brought before the judicial counter-terrorism division.

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