National Guard units have unveiled a network specialised in arms trafficking in Tunisia and its trafficking routes, Interior Minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou said Tuesday.

He added that he could not at this point provide further details as investigations are still going on.

“We have been able to identify the trafficking routes used by these smugglers and Takfiris,” Ben Jeddou said in a statement to media on the sidelines of a workshop on security during elections.

He stated the security institution’s commitment to ensure the safety of citizens at election time. […]