Magharebia (Washington DC)

Tunisia: Chokri Belaid Slain By Salafists, Tunisia TV Report Claims

A salafist cell was responsible for the assassination of Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid, Nessma TV reporter Jamel Arfaoui claimed on Wednesday (February 20th). The journalist reportedly received the information from a "reliable police source".

Belaid was shot and killed outside his home on February 6th, sparking a wave of protests.

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