Tunisian Soldiers Killed During Hunt For Al Qaeda Militants

Bomb attack near the Algerian border


Two Tunisian soldiers have been killed and at least another two wounded in a roadside explosion near the border with Algeria, the army has said.

The incident is the latest in a series of attacks on soldiers pursuing militant Islamists along the border.

"Two soldiers were killed… in the hunt for terrorists," army spokesman Mokhtar Ben Nasr said.