Tunisia: In Tunisia, a female suicide bomber blew herself up along with her daughter.

According to foreign media, Tunisian authorities say that during a search operation by security forces in a mountainous area, a female suicide bomber blew herself up for fear of being arrested, along with her daughter.

Tunisia’s Interior Ministry says security forces were pursuing armed groups in a mountainous area when they shot dead an armed assailant, after which his wife, wearing a suicide belt, blew herself up to avoid arrest As a result, the baby in her lap was also killed while the eldest daughter of the woman was seriously injured in the suicide attack.

The Interior Ministry says two militants were also killed in the operation, the first time a woman has been spotted at a militant hideout.