Media reports indicate that an exchange of gunfire occurred between suspected Islamic State (IS) militants and the Tunisian National Guard in the municipality of Haidra (Kasserine governorate) in the morning (local time) of Monday, September 2, leaving three militants and one member of the National Guard killed.
Details are still emerging. Heightened security measures and traffic disruptions are to be anticipated in Kasserine over the coming hours. Avoid the affected area.
Individuals in Tunisia, particularly in Kasserine, are advised to monitor developments, avoid the area, obey all instructions issued by the local authorities, and prepare for disruptions.
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