Self-immolations continue in Tunisia

On March 12, Adel Khadri a 27-year-old cigarette street vendor set himself on fire on Tunis’ main street: Habib Bourguiba Avenue. According to eye witnesses, Khadri shouted: “This is a young man who sells cigarettes because of unemployment,” before setting himself on fire. Khadri passed away early this morning at Ben Arous’ Burns Hospital.

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