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Tunisian Government Accuses Islamist Extremist Of Murderi
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July 27, 2013 2:32 AM
Tunisia's government says the gun that was used to kill an opposition politician Thursday is the same one used in a similar assassination of an opposition figure earlier in the year. Anti-government protestors took to the streets following the killing, while supporters of the ruling party staged counter-protests. Flights in and out of Tunisia were grounded Friday after the main trade union called a strike. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Tunisian Government Accuses Islamist Extremist Of Murder

Published July 26, 2013

Tunisia's government says the gun that was used to kill an opposition politician Thursday is the same one used in a similar assassination of an opposition figure earlier in the year. Anti-government protestors took to the streets following the killing, while supporters of the ruling party staged counter-protests. Flights in and out of Tunisia were grounded Friday after the main trade union called a strike. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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