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Monday, July 25, 2011     INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING

Tunisia deploys troops, tanks to Libyan border

CAIRO — The Tunisian Army has bolstered its presence along the border with Libya.


Security sources said the Army deployed thousands of troops along with main battle tanks and armored vehicles along the border with Libya. They said the Tunisian Army reinforcements were meant to repel any attack from Libya.

"We are seeing an increasing number of rocket and other attacks from the Libyan side," a security source said.

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The sources said the regime of Libyan Col. Moammar Gadhafi has been amassing troops along the border with Tunisia in the area of Wazen-Dehbia. They said the Gadhafi mobilization appeared intended for a major assault on rebel-held positions along the border.

The Libyan rebels have held parts of the eastern border with Tunisia since April 29, Middle East Newsline reported. The rebels have repelled at least two Gadhafi offensives across from the Tunisian border city of Tataouine.

On July 20, at least seven BM-21 Grad rockets were fired from Libya into Tunisia near the border post of Wazen-Dehbia. Nobody was injured but the attack sent civilians fleeing from the facility.

Explosions have also been reported along Tunisia's southern border, particularly near the town of Ben Gardein. The sources attributed the bombs to NATO air strikes on Gadhafi military warehouses.

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