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Tunisian forces kill three Islamic State militants near Algerian border

 Tunisian forces kill three Islamic State militants near Algerian border

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian special forces killed three suspected militants of Islamic State on Tuesday after clashes in a mountainous area near the Algerian border, a security official told Reuters.

Days earlier, Islamic State had broadcast pictures of militants carrying weapons in a mountainous area where they have hidden for years.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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Updated Date: Mar 20, 2019 04:06:40 IST

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