An ISIS bride has reportedly blew herself and her baby up, as security forces closed in on their hideouts in Tunisia.
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The jihadi bride was said to have denoted an explosive belt after forces killed her husband during the counterterrorism operation, Tunisian security forces said.
Tunisian troops were said to be tracking an extremist group in the Mount Salloum area of Kasserine province, when they killed the suspected jihadi.
His wife then blew herself up by activating a suicide vest, the Interior ministry said in a statement.
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Reports say the explosion killed her baby that she was holding in her arms when she set off the explosives.
But her older daughter at the scene is believed to have survived.
The ministry said on Thursday night, that security forces killed a suspected leader of Tunisia’s Jund Al Khilafa brigade in their second operation around the Mount Mghila area.