Tunisia reports dismantling two ISIS-linked cells in days, one cell was planning attacks — RT World News

Tunisian forces dismantled two terrorist cells connected to Islamic State (IS), formerly known as ISIS, that had been operating in several parts of Tunisia. According to the Interior Ministry, at least one was planning terrorist attacks.

According to the ministry, one cell was found by Tunisian authorities at Tataouine in the south.

“They planned to carry out terrorist attacks targeting the security and military units in the region (Tataouine), using explosive devices,”In a statement, the ministry stated. also available
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Authorities did not give any information about cell member count or measures used to stop them. The ministry did not provide any details about how security forces identified the extremists.

Hossam Al-Jabali (spokesman for the Tunisian National Guard), stated in a post on Facebook that members of the Tunisian National Guard had been detained by authorities. “female cell” active in Tunisia’s western regions, between the provinces of Kef and Tozeur.

The group was supposed to help other women join Islamic State online by attracting them. It was reportedly founded in 2004. “linked to terrorists affiliated with the so-called Caliphate Soldiers Organization settled in the Tunisian mountains,”Al-Jabali stated. Al-Jabali added that even the Caliphate Soldiers Organization was an IS affiliate.

According to a spokesperson for the National Guard, all members of the Female Cell were taken into custody. also available
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Since 2011, Tunisia has been the victim of several terrorist attacks. Since 2013, Tunisia has seen a number of terrorist attacks. Hundreds of soldiers and security personnel as well as tourists have been killed. Six years ago, an IS extremist killed 39 foreign tourists on a beach in the once-popular vacation hotspot of Sousse, triggering a visitor exodus that impacted the nation’s economy.

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