"Dangerous terrorist Borhene Boulaabi captured in Mount Salloum” (Ministry of Defence)
06/01/2018 22:28, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Military units have captured "dangerous terrorist Borhene Boulaabi" after he sustained foot injury in an ambush at Mount Salloum in Kasserine governorate, the Ministry of Defence announced in a statement Saturday night.

"A military unit targeted an armed group before capturing the dangerous terrorist (wounded) who was abandoned by his comrades," the statement said.

The ministry added that Borhène Boulaabi, born on May 24, 1991 in Kasserine, is "one of the most dangerous terrorists belonging to the group Jund Al-Khilafa (Soldiers of the Caliphate)" who heads the brigade of Mount Mghila, a mountain located between the governorate of Kasserine and Sidi Bouzid.

A Kalashnikov rifle and a 40-round magazine were seized.

"The sweeping operation goes on to hunt down the other members of the group," the statement added.

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