Terrorist cell dismantled in Birine and two of its members apprehended (Interior Ministry)
28/09/2017 21:00, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – A terrorist cell was dismantled Wednesday in Birine village, south of Tunis, and two of its three members apprehended by the brigade of the judicial police of Sidi Hassine, announced on Thursday a statement of the Interior Ministry.

Military uniforms and several mobile phones and computer equipment were seized at the home of one of the apprehended members, the statement said.

According to the Interior Ministry, the two individuals confessed for being followers of the Takfirist current and maintaining links between them.

The public prosecutor has authorised the detention of terrorists alleged to be members of a terrorist organisation and the third member of the cell in the list of wanted persons, according to the same source.

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