Ben Guerdane — The police fired teargas on saturday evening to disperse some 300 people in Ben guerdane, Governorate of Medenine, who blocked roads and set fire to tyres, in protest against the closing of Ras Jedir border post for more than two weeks, urging the interim government to take the necessary steps to re-open this border crossing.
Tunis Afrique Presse (Tunis)
Libya: Closing of Ras Jedir Border Post On Local Side - Protests in Ben Guerdane6 January 2013
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