Tunisian protesters confront security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tatatouine. Photo: AFP Tunisian protesters confront security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tatatouine. Photo: AFP
Tunisian protesters confront security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tatatouine. Photo: AFP

Tunisia tries to contain weeks of unrest as protester’s ‘accidental’ death raises tensions

Tunisia’s southern and central regions have erupted into rioting and protest six years after uprising ended Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali’s autocratic rule as part of the Arab Spring revolts

Tunisian protesters confront security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tatatouine. Photo: AFP Tunisian protesters confront security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tatatouine. Photo: AFP
Tunisian protesters confront security forces outside the El Kamour oil and gas pumping station, in the southern state of Tatatouine. Photo: AFP
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