Police officer found tied up and bearing traces of blows at level of road connecting Sbeitla to Laayoun
23/06/2019 18:51, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – A twenty-year-old police officer was found, Sunday, tied up and bearing traces of blows, at the level of the regional road n° 84 between the delegations of Sbeitla and Laayoun (governorate of Kasserine).

A security source told TAP correspondent in the region that the policeman was found in the middle of the road next to his car.

The security and civil protection units rushed up to the scene and transferred the injured person to the Kasserine Regional Hospital.

An investigation was initiated to determine the circumstances of the attack and whether or not it was of a terrorist nature.

A medical source told TAP correspondent that the police officer's health state is stable, adding that "his injuries are not serious."

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