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Tunisia thwarts terrorist attack targeting tourist areas

Tunisia thwarts terrorist attack targeting tourist areas

TUNISIAN police thwarted an attack planned by a woman coming from Syria, where she received training "with terrorist groups," targeting tourist areas in the country, the interior ministry said. It added that the woman, who was planning attacks with an explosive belt, was imprisoned. The ministry said the woman returned to Tunisia from Syria via Turkey on Jan. 10 after spending a year of training in Syria, where she planned the attack. Tunisian security forces have thwarted most militant plots in recent years and they have become more efficient at responding to those attacks that do occur, Western diplomats say.…
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