Leading militant suspect killed in Tunisia - state news agency

by Reuters
Tuesday, 4 February 2014 16:46 GMT

TUNIS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - A senior member of Tunisia's banned Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia, suspected in the assassination of two opposition leaders, is among seven militants killed during a police raid outside Tunis, the state news agency TAP said on Tuesday.

Citing investigators, TAP said preliminary tests showed Kamel Ghadghadi was one of the militants killed in a gun battle with police on Monday night. (Reporting by Tarek Amara; writing by Patrick Markey; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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