Tunis — Chairman of Tunisian League for Tolerance Slaheddine Masri accuses "Takfiris" groups to have attempted to assassinate the pro-Palestinian activist and Lebanese longest-serving prisoner in the Israeli jails Samir Kuntar, following the assault of the latter, on Thursday evening in Bizerte during "Al Aqsa" festival closing ceremony.
"The aggressors who attacked the festival were there for a particular person... They came to assassinate Samir Kuntar" said Mr. Masri during a meeting with the press organised Friday in Tunis.
He called on the government and the Ennahdha party to assume their responsibility in front of the "danger" represented by the "Takfiris".
According to the Interior Ministry, 200 persons belonging to the salafist group violently attacked, Thursday evening, the event held as part of the International Al Quds Day, injuring two persons among the organisers as well as a policeman.
Four aggressors involved in the violence were arrested, the interior Ministry said.