TUNIS, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Tunisian security forces killed three terrorists late Saturday night in the Tunisian central province of Sidi Bouzid, a local radio station reported Sunday.
"It was a preventive operation conducted by the National Guard and the anti-terrorism units which managed to eliminate three terrorists described as dangerous and seized weapons and ammunition," a security source told Mosaique FM.
Special forces set a trap in the region of Sidi Ali Ben Aoun for the terrorists who had to descend from the mountain to refuel.
The clash with terrorists led to the death of the brothers Mohamed and Hatem Basdouri.
The security units took DNA samples to identify the third killed terrorist.