Sun, 28 Feb 2021

TUNIS, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Tunisian security authorities seized 23 kg of explosive materials from a terrorist camp discovered in the mountains of Kasserine province in western Tunisia, Tunisian Interior Ministry announced Monday.

"A few days ago the regional authority in Kasserine managed to discover a hiding place of terrorist elements in one of the Kasserine mountains," said a ministry statement.

"The security forces were able to find equipment to manufacture mines in addition to a large quantity of ammonia and high explosive materials," it added.

Since 2011, the province of Kasserine, located near the border with Algeria, has been known as a main stronghold of armed extremist elements.

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