Gunmen ambush Tunisia army, killing 8 soldiers in militant mountain stronghold

July 29, 2013

By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA  Associated Press

TUNIS, Tunisia — Gunmen ambushed a Tunisian army patrol Monday in a mountainous border region known as an Islamic militant stronghold, killing at least eight soldiers, the presidential spokesman said.

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Tunisia remains very dependent on international good will: despite receiving aid and loans worth $1.5bn last year, the growing current account deficit has reduced hard currency reserves to the equivalent of three and a half months cover of imports.