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Tunisia opposition leader funeral: Live Report

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That's it from AFP's live report on the funeral of Tunisia's slain opposition leader Chokri Belaid. Here's a brief summary of today's events in Tunis:  

Tunisian protesters run away after police fired tear gas during a demonstration following the funeral procession of assassinated opposition leader Chokri Belaid on Habib Bourguiba Avenue in central Tunis on February 8, 2013.

-- Tens of thousands of people thronged the streets of the capital as Belaid's coffin was carried from the district of Djebel Jelloud to the El-Jellaz cemetery where his body was laid to rest.

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