Tunisian border guard killed and three wounded in jihadist shootout

A Tunisian border guard was killed on Sunday in a shootout with jihadists on the border with Algeria, state television and the president of a union of border guards said.

“A border guard was killed and three others were wounded in a shootout with a terrorist group in Bouchebka,” Wataniya 1 television reported.

Ridha Ennasri, the union president, confirmed that a border guard was killed in “a terrorist attack” and said that another was wounded.