National strike, protests and clashes as Tunisia mourns for assassinated opposition leader

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Mourners carry the coffin of slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid during his funeral procession towards the nearby cemetery of El-Jellaz, where he is to be buried, in the Jebel Jelloud district of Tunis February 8, 2013. (Reuters/Anis Mili)Thousands have gathered at the funeral of secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid in the city of Tunis. General strike has been declared in Tunisia in protest of Belaid’s killing, as Gafsa clashes marked the funeral with petrol bombs and teargas.

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National strike, protests and clashes as Tunisia mourns for assassinated opposition leader

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