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  10/19/2012, Cheshvan 3, 5773

Dead and Wounded as Tunisia Demonstration Gets Violent

A man was killed and nine people were wounded, Thursday, when a demonstration in the southern Tunisian city of Tataouine turned violent, according to the Interior Ministry.

About 150 people were protesting the continued presence of members of the government of ousted president Zine Al-Abedine Ben Ali. They clashed with members of an opposition party. The ministry said the fatality was an opposition party leader who had a heart attack.