Tunisia ministry says Belaid gunman fled on motorcycle

Tunis Wed Feb 6, 2013 10:06am EST

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Tunis (Reuters) - The man who shot Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid fled on a motorcycle ridden by an accomplice, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.

"A man opened fire on Chokri Belaid and then fled with a second person who was waiting motorcycle," Khaled Tarouch, ministry spokesman, said without giving further details.

Police have yet to arrest any suspects.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Editing by Alison Williams)

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