"Takfiri" element arrested in Mahdia on suspicion of planning attack
28/07/2017 16:40, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – A “Takfiri” element suspected of planning an attack was arrested in Mahdia, the Interior Ministry announced Friday.

The police had conducted a raid on the suspect’s house and seized incendiary products including 50kg of sulphates, 25kg sodium hydroxide and 25kg of sulphur destined to make explosives, the ministry pointed out in a press release.

The suspect was placed in custody following after consultation with the Public Prosecutor pending investigation.

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