Stones and gasoline bombs rain in capital Tunis' Ettadamon district,with residents reporting street violence in several cities of North Africa's Arab country.
Protest follow after a Tunisian journalist set himself on fire in the city of Kasserine in December 2018, in an action similar to that which had sparked the 2011 uprisings in the region.
Journalist Abderrak Zorgui posted a video online before his self-immolation in the struggling provincial city of Kasserine describing his desperation and calling for revolt.
Seven years after a popular uprising raised hopes of social transformation, young graduates in Kasserine are holding protests on a daily basis because they cannot find jobs.
Demonstrator dies under unspecified circumstances as Tunisians protest against price hikes following austerity measures including increased value-added taxes and social security contributions.
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