TUNIS (Reuters) - Four Tunisian police have been killed in a militant attack in the central region of Kasserine close to the border with Algeria, the government said on Tuesday without giving further details.
Local radio said on Wednesday suspected militants had opened fire on a national guard police checkpoint.
Tunisia is engaged in a campaign against Islamist fighters who carry out shootings and bombings mostly against security forces. Troops are also trying to flush out fighters from a base in the Chaambi mountains near Algeria.
With its transition to democracy complete after a 2011 uprising against autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia's government is turning its attention to tackling economic reforms and also security with a crackdown on Islamist extremists.
More than 3,000 Tunisians have left to fight in Syria and Iraq. Several Islamist militant groups emerged after the 2011 uprising, including Ansar al-Sharia which is listed as a terrorist organization by U.S. and European officials.
92 News (also known as 92 News HD Plus (Channel 92) is a conservative Urdu language TV channel based in Lahore, Pakistan.
Mian Muhammad Hanif is the chairman of the channel.
This TV channel is a subsidiary of Madinah Group under Galaxy Media Group.
The channel's name, 92, is to celebrate the 1992 Cricket World Cup won by Pakistan. The number 92 is also the telephone country calling code of Pakistan, which is another major reason behind the channel's name.
92 News HD is Pakistan’s first HD Plus News Channel. Aims to bring credible & responsible News & important stories from Pakistan & around the World
We bring you Latest Pakistani and International News at 92News Hd Plus to Read and Watch
We believe in genuine and true journalism, we do not prevail sensation just for ratings.
We do not hide news but never tend to add any unethical content or angling that goes against the norms of our religion Islam and Pakistan's culture.