Militants attack Tunisian customs officers near Algerian border, one killed: Source

Reuters , Monday 24 Aug 2015

File Photo: Police stand guard near a house in a northern suburb of the capital Tunis, February 4, 2014 (Photo: Reuters)

Islamist militant gunmen opened fire on a Tunisian customs team near the Algerian border, killing one customs agent and wounding three more, a security source said on Monday.

The attack on a customs vehicle late on Sunday was in Bouchbka, in central Kasserine province, where Islamist militants belonging to Okba Ibn Nafaa, an al Qaeda-tied group, have often attacked police, army and local officials. 

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