Posts Tagged ‘Sirte’
Reuters is reporting that a local military commander in the city of Misrata, where the forces which captured Gaddafi took his body, said "over-enthusiastic" fighters took matters into their own hands when they came face to face with the man they despise. "We wanted to keep him alive but the young guys, things went out of control," he said speaking on condition of anonymity. -Reuters "Clues to Gaddafi's death concealed from public view" Situation Report October 20, ... Full Story
Witness accounts and grainy footage offer partial glimpses into the former Libyan leader's last stand. While reports surrounding the circumstances of Muammar Gaddafi's death remain murky, amateur footage combined with eyewitness accounts tell a dramatic story of the toppled leader's last stand. Shortly before dawn prayers on Thursday, Gaddafi surrounded by a few dozen loyal bodyguards and accompanied by Abu Bakr Younis Jabr, the head of his now defeated army, broke out of Sirte where his ... Full Story
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Why can't we control the arms proliferation in Libya together?
As fighting continues in Sirte, Libya, the logistics of treating and transporting wounded from the city of Sirte to Misrata has become a serious issue.
The fight for the besieged cities of Bani Walid and Sirte, Libya continues into this week.
SITUATION REPORT September 21, 2011 Prepared by: Libya Outreach Group EXECUTIVE SUMMARY From September 20: The whereabouts of Maummer Gaddafi still unknown; fighting continues in Sebha, Sirte and Bani Walid Libya (http://tiny.cc/dde9q); even though most of Sebha captured by pro-Democracy forces Tuesday they still face pockets of resistance (http://tiny.cc/dde9q); NATO continues to support pro-Democracy forces with air strikes in Sirte, Weddan and Bani Walid (http://tiny.cc/8z6m8); ... Full Story