Tunisia seizes arms, papers with Islamic State symbol near Libyan border

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian troops seized arms and documents bearing the symbol of Islamic State from two cars near the Libyan border, as security tightened following two major attacks this year, officials said on Thursday.

“Troops seized 10 Kalashnikovs, rocket-propelled grenades, explosives, Libyan telephones cards and documents” in Wednesday’s incident, an official in Tunisia’s Interior Ministry told Reuters.

The vehicles themselves were rigged as car bombs. The cars were dismantled, the official said.

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