27 May 2012

Tunisia: Violence in Ghardiamou - 15 Arrested

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Security authorities were deployed to quell the violence (file photo).

Tunis — Fifteen persons involved in the violence in the delegation of Ghardimaou (governorate of Jendouba) were arrested Saturday night, according the Interior Ministry's Spokesman Khaled Tarrouche.

Some persons arrested belong to the Salafist movement while others are habitual offenders specified, Sunday, the same source pointing out that calm resumed in the region. This statement was confirmed by TAP news agency in the region.

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