Tunisia opposition figure shot dead: Officials

Tunisia opposition figure shot dead: Officials

TUNIS - Agence France-Presse

Tunisian opposition figure Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead by unknown gunmen outside his home near Tunis on Thursday, state media announced.

"Mohamed Brahmi, general coordinator of Popular Movement and member of the National Constituent Assembly, was shot dead outside his home in Ariana," state television and the official TAP news agency reported.