17 November 2012

Tunisia: Mohamed Bakhti, Held Over U.S. Embassy Attack, Dies

Photo: Tunis Afrique Presse
Cars parked around the U.S. embassy were set on fire during a protest in Tunis (file photo).

Tunis — Mohamed Bakhti, held over the attack of the US Embassy in Tunis, died at dawn on Saturday, official sources at the Justice Ministry told TAP news agency. Bakhti had been on hunger strike since last September 28 to protest over his arrest after the US Embassy attack.

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