Ben Guerdane: Wanted smuggler shot dead (IM)
10/08/2016 12:39, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - A wanted smuggler was shot dead by a Ben Guerdane national guard patrol, according to the Interior Ministry.

The suspect refused to obey the orders of the patrol near the border with Libya, where 7 vehicles, without licence plates and loaded with goods of unknown origin, were intercepted, the department explains in a press release, Wednesday.

Not obeying the warning shots, the security patrol fired on the vehicles' tyres shooting dead the escort of one of the drivers, who is wanted for "adherence to a terrorist organisation," according to the same source.

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