Tunisian Military Intercepts 4 vehicles Near Libyan Border

Tunis, A Tunisian military patrol deployed in in Touil Halleb in Dehiba-Tataouine governorate intercepted four vehicles near the Tunisian-Libyan border; two from the Tunisian side and two from the Libyan side, the official TAP news agency reported Tuesday, citing a Defense Ministry statement.

The vehicles fired at the patrol as they approached the border, with the patrol retaliating and obliging the vehicles on the other side to flee towards Libya. One of the Tunisian vehicles fled inside the territory while the other remained there.

The two occupants of the vehicle were injured by bullets.

The first died of his injuries and was taken to a regional hospital for an autopsy, while the other was evacuated towards the hospital of Tataouine, TAP reported.

Source: Qatar News Agency