Tunisia police disperse new protest after jobless man's death

Tunisians ride a scooter in front of burning tires used as a roadblock by demonstrators demanding jobs in the central city of Kasserine on January 20, 2016Tunisian police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of job-seeking demonstrators in the impoverished town of Kasserine, in a second day of protests after the death of an unemployed man. The demonstrators had gathered outside the local government offices demanding a solution to the region’s dire unemployment before heading towards the town centre, as small groups set up roadblocks with burning tyres. Witnesses said police used tear gas and water cannon and fired warning shots in the air as they came under attack from stone-throwers.

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