Gunfight breaks out outside opposition party HQ in Tunis

Reuters, Sunday 16 Jan 2011

Tensions continue in the streets of Tunisia's capital

Gunshots were fired outside the headquarters of Tunisia's PDP opposition party in the centre of the capital on Sunday, the party said in a statement emailed to Reuters.

The statement said police and military stopped a carload of armed men, who it described as foreigners, after which shots were fired. It said security forces pursued the gunmen into nearby apartment buildings.

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