Tunisia Faces New Unrest on Libya Border

February 10, 2015 4:57 PM

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Residents of Tunisia's two main border crossings with Libya staged a general strike Tuesday to protest what they say is excessive force by police during clashes over the weekend that left one person dead.

The unrest in Ben Guerdane, near the northern Mediterranean crossing, and Tatouine, near the southern desert Duheiba crossing, is influenced in part by the ongoing civil war in Libya.

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