Wanted terrorist Aymen Smiri died after a blast in the Tunisian capital - Reuters
TUNIS, July 3 (MENA) - A wanted militant blew himself up with an explosive belt in the Tunisian capital after a confrontation with police, Asharq al-Awsat reported Wednesday.
No other casualties were reported.
Interior Ministry spokesman Sofiène Zaâg told private Radio Mosaique that officers surrounded the wanted militant, Aymen Smiri, in the suburban Tunis neighborhood of Intilaka and opened fire.
"Following a long chase, special forces surrounded the terrorist," the interior ministry said in statement. "When forces began shooting, he blew himself up with an explosive belt he was wearing."