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Tunisia: 11 Killed, Over 100 Injured In Tribal Clashes


Death toll of fierce tribal clashes in the southern Tunisian mining town of Metlaoui, which began last Friday, jumped to 11 Sunday, an official media source said.

The source added security and military enforcements arrived in Metlaoui, where clashes injured over 100 people.


Army forces were deployed near vital facilities and in different neighborhoods of the town, while helicopters were hovering the skies.

A security source was quoted by Tunisian TV as saying that security forces arrested 65 people in the town possessing hunting rifles, knives and swords.

Calm started to prevail in Metlaoui following the imposition of the curfew.

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KUNA is the Kuwait News Agency

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