Identity of killed terrorist disclosed, manhunt on for second element [Upd 1] | Tunisia News Gazette

Identity of killed terrorist disclosed, manhunt on for second element [Upd 1]

The terrorist killed Tuesday in Kasserine was identified as Yahia Argoubi, AKA Abu Talha, the National Defence Ministry Wednesday said in a press release.

Born on November 15, 1995, the terrorist is member of the Jendouba brigade. He specialised in explosive manufacturing, the Ministry indicated.

A Kalashnikov-type assault rifle, a magazine and fifty-six cartridges calibre 7.62mm, an anti-personnel mine which was destroyed on the spot and equipment for manufacturing explosives were seized.

The man was gunned down while leaving a house in Douar BaAzaza, Mount Tioucha (governorate of Kasserine), after stealing supplies with a fellow terrorist who managed to escape. Manhunt is on for the second element who was injured, the same source said.

Source: TAP News Agency

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