Wednesday, October 31, 2012
One dead in Tunisia clashes between police, militants
TUNIS (Reuters) - One person was killed when police fired bullets during clashes with hardline Salafi Muslims in the Tunisian capital Tunis on Tuesday, a security source said.
"One Salafi was killed after security forces fired when Salafists attacked a police station," a security source said.
"The security forces fired bullets and teargas .. They are pursuing Salafi elements in the neighbourhood of Khaled Ibn Al Waleed in the area of Dawar Hicher," a resident, who gave his name as Hadi, said.
(Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Michael Roddy)