TUNIS, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- A senior opposition leader of Tunisia was assassinated Wednesday in capital Tunis, local radio reported.
Chokri Belaid, the secretary general of the leftist Democratic Patriots Party, was shot in his head and neck on his way to work and died on the spot, the report said.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
It is the first assassination in Tunis since former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was toppled in early 2011.
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