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tunisoussi1Police in Tunisia have foiled a new plot to attack the beach resort of Sousse, where 38 people were killed in June, the interior ministry said on Tuesday 11/17/2015..

More than a dozen suspected Islamists, believed to have trained in Syria and Libya, were arrested, it adds.

Tunisia is the biggest exporter of jihadis, with at least 3,000 of its nationals fighting in Iraq and Syria.

The arrests are part of one of the country’s most significant counter-terrorism operations since the Jasmine Revolution of 03/2011.

Officials said the militants had planned to target politicians, beaches and security centres in Sousse, which has seen tourism plummet since the June attack.

A day earlier. on Monday 11/16/2015, O the interior ministry said security forces had arrested seven women suspected to be part of the media wing of the Islamic State group’s Tunisia affiliate, Jund al-Khilafa.
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