Tunisia deploys troops to oil and gas sites, close to Algerian border

Posted on January 29, 2013 • Filed under: Africa

Tunisia has deployed Special Forces near oil and gas sites in the far south, close to the Algerian border, in the wake of the In Amenas hostage-taking attack, security sources said on Tuesday. The deployment, which began over the weekend, will reinforce military units already stationed in the desert “in order to protect oil and gas sites around the region,” said a security source in southern Tunisia. Read Article

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