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Food distributed to Sub-Saharan refugees expelled from Tunisia

Up to 700 Sub-Saharan Africans who were expelled from the southeastern Tunisian city of Sfax and sent to the desert border region between Libya and Tunisia are receiving food and water distributed by members of civil society.

Tunisian security forces expelled hundreds of Sub-Saharan African refugees from Sfax after a 41-year-old Tunisian man was stabbed to death on Monday during violent confrontations.

Racial tensions in the coastal city are on the rise with the increase in the number of Sub-Saharan African refugees, many of whom enter the North African country to attempt to cross the Mediterranean into Europe.
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