Monastir: terrorist cell composed of five members dismantled
29/10/2017 14:38, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – The investigation brigade under the National Guard of Teboulba (Monastir governorate), on Saturday, broke up a five-member terrorist cell composed of five members in the delegation of Moknine.

In a statement released on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said one of the members of this cell is subject of a search warrant issued by the Tunis Court of First Instance for belonging to a terrorist organisation and sentenced to two years in prison.

Two other elements of this cell are classified as dangerous, according to the same source.

The suspects admitted to having links with terrorist elements in a neighbouring country and planned terrorist operations in Tunisia.

The Public Prosecutor's Office ordered to place the five suspects in police custody.

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