Tunisia: One dead, 14 injured in clash over Salafist group conference

Posted on May 20, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Civil Unrest

Tunisialive.net reports that clashes between supporters of a Salafist group and the police Sunday in the Ettadhamen suburb in Tunis resulted in the death of 27 year-old Moez Dahmani, according to state news agency TAP. The Tunisian Ministry of the Interior stated that 11 policemen and three protesters were injured during yesterday’s confrontations. The clashes started as security forces prevented the Salafist organization Ansar al-Sharia from meeting in a public square. Read article

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