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Tunisia Lawmaker Escapes Assassination Attempt

A Tunisian lawmaker from the ruling Nidaa Tounes party escaped an assassination attempt when a gunman opened fire on his car from a passing vehicle, a security source said on Thursday. The lawmaker, Ridha Chareffedine, said at least eight bullets hit his car but he was not wounded. Authorities gave no official comment, but the security source confirmed the attack on the deputy's car in the beach town of Sousse. It was not clear who carried out the attack. But Tunisia has been hit...

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