Tunisia says 2 jihadists blow themselves up in security raid

21de1850ebd7ea7994dbeee0a2c07215e425c650 (1)Source: Yahoo News

Tunis (AFP) – Two alleged jihadists blew themselves up Thursday during an early morning raid by Tunisian security forces on a house in the central region of Sidi Bouzid, the interior ministry said.

Acting on a tip off, “police units raided a house in the Jelma area… and two terrorists blew themselves up with explosive belts”, national security spokesman Walid Hkima told AFP.

A police officer was wounded during a heavy exchange of fire between the two sides, he added, without specifying how many people were holed up in the house.

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