Libya conflict hurts Tunisia trade

Border town economy suffers as fighting slows flow of smuggled goods between the two countries.

    Fighting in Libya has affected the livelihoods of Tunisian traders by disrupting the flow of smuggled goods across the border.

    Just one month ago, the southern Tunisian border town of Ben Guerdene was a bustling hub for smugglers, but business there is now almost non-existent.

    Nazanine Moshiri reports from Ben Guerdene.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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