After 15 days of the Libyan-Tunisian border being shut following a suicide bombing in Tunis by ISIS, the Interior Ministry announced on Friday that it will be reopened.
“The border with Libya was opened Thursday at midnight,” ministry spokesperson Walid Louguini told AFP.
The crossing points of Ras Jedir and Wazen-Dhehibe were open on Friday amid extra security, according to an AFP journalist.
The attack claimed by ISIS killed presidential guards who were in a bus on November 24. 12 guards were killed.
Tunisian authorities to ramp up surveillance and security at its borders and reimpose a month-long state of emergency.
Last month’s bombing was the third attack claimed by ISIS in Tunisia this year, after 22 people were killed at Tunis’ Bardo National Museum in March and 38 people, mainly British holidaymakers were gunned down at the seaside resort of Sousse in June.