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Two alleged jihadists killed in Southern Tunisia

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<p>An alleged jihadist on Monday “blew himself up” and another was shot dead while being pursued by security forces in Tunisia.</p> <p>The incident occurred in the Ben Guerdane region, very close to a desert area of Libya in southern Tunisia.</p> <p>According to sources, they could be the two jihadists actively sought by the authorities in connection with the Jund al-Khilafa group, claiming the organization of the Islamic state.</p> <p>A source said both men were planning to go to Libya,adding one of them may have activated his explosive belt.</p> <p>Libyan currency , grenades and ammunition were found on the two alleged jihadists.</p> <p>This incident comes at a time when Tunisia has just commemorated two years of the response to spectacular and coordinated jihadist attacks in Ben Guerdane.</p> <p><strong><em><span class="caps">AFP</span></em></strong></p>
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