Nine suspects planning terrorist attacks arrested (Interior Ministry)
22/12/2017 18:16, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – Nine people “probably” belonging to a terrorist cell active in Sousse, Kairouan and Manouba governorates have been arrested, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.

The suspects, arrested by the El-Gorjeni’s National Unit of Investigation into Terrorist and Organised Crimes, were planning terrorist attacks, an Interior Ministry press release reads.

According to initial investigation, these individuals have admitted adopting the Takfiri thinking and having permanent ties with terrorists.

The Public Prosecutor's Office at the Judicial Counter-Terrorism Division ordered to place them into custody pending further investigation, the press release added.

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