TUNIS Tunisian protesters on Saturday shut down an oil pumping station in southern Tatatouine province that feeds a coastal shipping terminal as part of their protests to need careers, community point out radio and two witnesses claimed.
The army has been preserving amenities in south Tunisia, but after troops 2 times fired in the air to disperse the crowd, a community engineer was allowed to shut the Vana pumping station to stay away from clashes with protesters, the witness claimed.
Tunisia is a little oil producer at all-around 44,000 barrels for each working day complete. But weeks of protest in southern provinces now compelled two foreign businesses to halt production or shut fields and a different taken out employees as a precaution.
(Reporting by Tarek Amara composing by Patrick Markey)