14 September 2012

Tunisia: Demonstrators attack American Embassy

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Protesters staging a demonstration against an anti-Islam American film, "Innocence of Muslims," stormed, on Friday, the American Embassy in Tunis and removed the U.S. flag.

The security forces on the spot resorted to firing warning shots and tear gas grenades to disperse the crowd.

Cars parked around the Embassy were set on fire and smoke went up from the Embassy building where the police got in to expel the demonstrators, as reported by TAP news agency journalist on the site.

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