Chokri Belaid, a leftist politician and one of the leaders of the Popular Front coalition, was shot dead this morning.
One of the bullets struck his neck and the other his head, and he was subsequently transported to Ennasr clinic in Tunis.
The motives behind his assassination as well as his attackers are still unknown.
Belaid is the secretary general of the Democratic Patriotic party (Watad), which joined the Front Popular.
Follow Tunisia Live‘s updates on the aftermath of Belaid’s assassination.