Foussana-Mont Bireno: Corpse found is of Bilel Basdouri, member of Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade (security source) | Tunisia News Gazette

Foussana-Mont Bireno: Corpse found is of Bilel Basdouri, member of Okba Ibn Nafaa Brigade (security source)

The corpse of the terrorist found Friday on Mount Bireno in the delegation of Foussana, in the governorate of Kasserine, is of terrorist Bilel Basdouri according to the first elements collected pending the autopsy of the body in Tunis, TAP correspondent learns Friday from security source.

Basdouri is a native of Sidi Ali Ben Aoun in the governorate of Sidi Bouzid and is part of the Okba Ibn Naffa brigade active on the mountains of Kasserine, said the same source.

Besides, the security and military units managed Friday to defuse a mine buried near the body.

The sweeping operation was launched two days ago at Mount Bireno on the basis of intelligence gathered by the National Guard’s counter-terrorism unit in Kasserine that a group of terrorists is descending from the mountains to the villages to stock up on food products.

The National Guard’s counter-terrorism unit ambushed and was able to reach a number of terrorists including Bilel Basdouri, whose body was found Friday after a sweeping operation.

Source: TAP News Agency

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