May 15, 2011 / 10:38 AM / 8 years ago

Tunisia arrests al Qaeda suspects carrying bombs-TV

TUNIS, May 15 (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces have arrested two people suspected of being members of al Qaeda carrying an explosives belt and several bombs, Tunisian television reported on Sunday.

It said the men, thought to be members of al Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb (AQIM), were arrested near Ramada in the south of the country near the Libyan border. It gave no further details. (Reporting by Tarek Amara, Writing by Sylvia Westall; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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