Tunisia protests spread after journalist sets himself on fire

Clashes with security forces in further towns as anger grows at self-immolation in Kasserine and unfulfilled pledges of 2011

Clashes between Tunisian protesters and security forces spread from an impoverished city overnight, the authorities said on Wednesday, as anger grew over the death of a journalist who set himself on fire over economic conditions.

In the western city of Kasserine police fired tear gas at youths throwing stones during a second night of unrest.

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Source: theguardian