12 June 2012
Tunisia: Ninety Seven Persons Arrested After Unrest, Clashes in Popular Neighborhoods
Tunis — Ninety seven persons have been arrested since Monday evening in the wake of acts of violence and destruction committed by "criminal groups" in several popular neighbourhoods of the capital, the Ministry of the Interior said Tuesday.
According to a Ministry's press statement, these groups destroyed and set ablaze public properties, attacked police stations and assaulted policemen and citizens. These groups include Salafis and persons with criminal records, it added.
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