Protesters throw stones during clashes with riot police close to a tax office in Ettadhamen, Tunisia, 5 kms (3 miles) from Tunis, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (AP/Aimen Zine)
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One man was shot dead in clashes in a Tunisian city near the Algerian border late on Friday after protesters tried to storm a customs office in one of several demonstrations across the country.Scattered protests over economic hardships have broken out as Tunisia's new prime minister takes office to lead a caretaker administration to end a crisis three years after its uprising ousted Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. Tunisia's state news agency TAP said one man was shot and killed when police clashed with protesters trying to ransack a customs office near the southern city of Kasserine.
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