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Tunisia's cows disappear into Algeria

Tunisia's livestock is being increasingly smuggled to Algeria as a severe shortage of milk is hitting Tunisian markets.
Tunisian cow

EL KEF, Tunisia — Concerns have been mounting in Tunisia that the increasing smuggling of livestock toward neighboring Algeria in the east could worsen the food crisis affecting Tunisia, where markets are experiencing a severe shortage of dairy products.

On Oct. 23, law enforcement authorities announced the seizure of 20 cows that smugglers intended to cross to Algeria.

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