Gunmen kill seven Tunisian soldiers near Algeria border: radio station

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 29, 2013 3:29 PM

TUNIS (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead seven Tunisian soldiers near the Algerian border on Monday, according to Tunisia's Mosaique radio station.

There was no word on the attack from the army, and the identity of the assailants was unclear. A similar ambush near the border on police in April was blamed on hardline Islamist militants.

(Editing by Sonya Hepinstall)