Tunisian police fire teargas to disperse protesters in Tunis

Thu Feb 7, 2013 1:44pm GMT

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(Reuters) - Tunisian police fired teargas on Thursday to disperse hundreds of people protesting near the Interior Ministry in Tunis against the Wednesday killing of secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid, a Reuters witness said.

Demonstrators were throwing stones and chanting slogans calling on Prime Minister Hamdi Jebali to resign, the witness said.

(Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Pravin Char)