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First Tunisian Citizen killed by Terrorists

In the night from Saturday to Sunday, February 16th, 2014 at one o’clock, a group of four or five terrorists lurking in turning road somewhere in Jendouba, in northern Tunisia, bordering Algeria, stopped a car in which there was four citizens.

Terrorists dressed in uniforms of security forces and armed with Kalashnikov asked the identity cards of passengers. One of the passengers was a member of the Tunisian national guard , believing that they were real policemen , he said: « I am your colleague ».
Because they targeted security forces members, as soon as the terrorists have heard this, they began to strafe all passengers, killing two of them and wounding the other two.
The young Muhammad Ali Lakti , was among those killed in this terrorist ambush. He came from a poor family and graduated of Master of IT applied to management. He was forced to work as a waiter in a café in Jendouba, to escape unemployment.
He became the first Tunisian citizen, victim of the latest terrorist wave that hit Tunisia.

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