Agence France-PresseMay 19, 2013 22:30
A protester was hit by gunfire and killed on Sunday in the Tunisian capital during clashes between police and hardline Islamists, a hospital official said.
Mounira Ben Ghazi, a senior supervisor at Mongi Slim hospital, named the dead man as Moez Dahmani, in comments made to Express-FM radio station.
Dahmani, who was born in 1986, died of gunshot wounds, Ben Ghazi said.
An interior ministry spokesman confirmed the death of a protester in comments broadcast on Hannibal TV but gave no further details.