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Bodies of police killed in clashes transferred from hospital

EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: The bodies of two Sidi Bouzid police officers killed in clashes with militants on Wednesday (October 23) were transferred to their homes from hospital on Thursday (October 24) morning, ahead of their burial next week. The two were among six killed in clashes in Sidi Bouzid, 260 km (161 miles) south of Tunis, when a gun battle broke out after police raided a house where suspected militants were hiding, according to the Interior Ministry. Police said they had found arms, explosives and a car bomb being prepared. Another policeman was killed in a separate clash with militants in Menzal Bourguiba to the north of Tunis, the interior ministry said. The Tunisian government is cracking down on Islamist fighters using the chaos in neighbouring Libya to get weapons and training. Tunisia Prime Minister Ali Larayedh told Reuters last week militants exploited anarchy in Lib

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