Tunisian authorities have detained 11 individuals involved in the recruitment of new members for Daesh the Tunisian Interior Ministry reports.
Tunisian authorities have detained 11 individuals involved in the recruitment of new members for the Islamic State (ISIL) terrorist group (known as Daesh in the Arab world and prohibited in a range of countries, including Russia), the Tunisian Interior Ministry reports.
According to the ministry’s statement on Facebook, the detained were involved in attracting youth groups to join Daesh ranks to be later sent to hotspots of violence. They were also involved in financing the families of Daesh members.
Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack.
Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Walid Lougini told Sputnik earlier this month that Tunisian authorities were enhancing security measures ahead of New Year celebrations, due to the high tourism activity during this period.