Police funeral in Sidi Bouzid in Tunisia
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Tunisia: National mourning for police killed in clashes

Mourners have turned out in Tunisia to pay their respects to six policemen killed by suspected militants in the central Sidi Bouzidi province.

Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki has announced three days of national mourning for the six officers.

Tensions are running high in Tunisia, where the ruling party and opposition are trying to start negotiations to end months of political deadlock.

  • 24 Oct 2013
  • From the section Africa
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