Tunisia: leftist opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi shot dead

Ambushed at his front door like Belaid; protesters tear-gassed

25 July, 15:35

    Besma Khalfaoui, the widow of slain Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid (3-R)  sduring a protest to ask for justice after his death. Besma Khalfaoui, the widow of slain Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid (3-R) sduring a protest to ask for justice after his death.

    (ANSAmed) - ROME, JULY 25 - Tunisian leftist opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead in front of his house on Thursday, sources said.

    A member of the National Constituent Assembly, Brahmi was the former secretary general of the nationalist and secular Movement of the People Party.

    He was reportedly felled by 12 gunshots at his home in the Cite' El Ghazala district in the northeastern coastal town of Ariana in the greater Tunis area.

    He was a member of the Popular Front leftist electoral alliance, which also included leftist politician Chokri Belaid who was assassinated by multiple gunshots on February 6. e modalita' usate per uccidere, questa mattina, l'esponente dell'opposizione tunisina Mohamed Brahmi sono le stesse usate, in febbraio, nell'agguato a Chokry Belaid.

    The hit on Tunisian leftist opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi on Thursday morning was carried out in the same way as the one on leftist opposition leader Chokri Belaid, who was ambushed outside his home and shot dead on February 6 by a five-man commando, moments after he got into his car. Hundreds gathered outside the Interior Ministry to protest Brahmi's murder were dispersed with tear gas, according to local radio reports. (ANSAmed).

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