Tunisia launches raids ahead of polls

Government warns against attempts to disrupt parliamentary elections pitting sectarian and secular forces.

    Tunisian security forces have carried out a series of armed raids ahead of Sunday's parliamentary election.

    The government is warning that there could be attempts to disrupt the polls, which are seen as a crucial step in the poltical transition that has been marred by violence and deepening rift between conservatives and seculars.

    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Tunis.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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