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Tunisia closes border with Libya as unrest continues
Tunisia closes border with Libya as unrest continues

Tunisian authorities temporarily closed the country's border with Libya on Friday, stranding thousands of Egyptians eager to escape the expanding violence in Libya, Tunisia's state news agency reported. Libyan border security forces opened fire when a crowd of about 6,000 people, most of them Egyptian, assembled at the Ras Ajdir crossing in western Libya and tried to forcibly enter Tunisia without entrance visas. The head of the Tunisian security zone on the other side of the crossing was shot in the leg during the mayhem, the Tunisian news agency, TAP, reported. The incident came one day after two Egyptians were shot dead in a similar incident. On Wednesday, Tunisian Foreign...

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