Heavy fighting has been reported in Ben Guerdane on the Libyan border.According to the local radio station, groups of armed fighters crossed into Tunisia at around 3am this morning and attacked a military barracks and a Police station. Three have been reported dead so far, though fighting remains ongoing.
According to some sources, fighting is taking place within Ben Guerdane with residents locking themselves within their homes for safety.
Five suspected terrorists were killed and a weapons depot discovered in Ben Guerdane last week during clashes between security services and an armed who had also purportedly entered the country from Libya.
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