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Thousands Of Tunisians Turn Out For Funeral Of Assassinated Opposition Leader

Fri, February 8, 2013 8:00pm

Story by Eleanor Beardsley

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Tens of thousands of Tunisians gathered for the funeral of Chokri Belaid on Friday. The secular political leader was murdered by unknown assailants on Wednesday. His killing set off riots and clashes between protesters and the police in several parts of the country.

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