TUNIS, 30th December, 2015 (WAM) — The Tunisian Interior Ministry has announced the arrest of 11 individuals involved in recruiting and sending youth to hotbeds of tension.

According to the Tunisian Press Agency, TAP, the individuals, residing in Gabes Governorate, were arrested after investigations conducted by the National Unit of Research in Terrorist Crimes.

Those arrested admitted having provided funds to families of terrorists belonging to the terrorist organisation, Daesh. The ministry said that detention warrants were issued against the accused who were brought before the anti-terrorism judicial centre.