Over Wednesday and Thursday, the Tunisian military renewed its bombing of the mountainous areas of Chaambi and Sammama in Kasserine governorate near the Algerian border. Security forces have struggled to control militants in this region throughout the year.

Defense Ministry spokesperson Taoufik Rahmouni told state news agency TAP that military units using heavy artillery, mortar shells, and other weapons to bombard “suspected sites” on the mountains. He added that these sites were identified by a detection system placed on Mount Chaambi. […]