Tunisian police, troops clash with protesters

Tunisian police used tear gas to try to disperse protesters who attacked police stations.

Tunisian police, troops clash with protesters

World Bulletin / News Desk

Tunisian soldiers fired shots in the air and police used tear gas to try to disperse protesters who attacked police stations and an office of the ruling party Ennahda in the southern city ofTataouine, state news agency TAP said on Thursday.

There were no immediate reports of injuries, the news agency said.

Protesters have been demonstrating against a vehicle tax increase and the lack of economic opportunities for two days in several Tunisian cities, mostly in the south of the country.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Ocak 2014, 16:01
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