Col Qaddafi Hiding in Western Border Area

Col Qaddafi Hiding in Western Border Area

Tripoli : Libya | Sep 28, 2011 at 8:16 AM PDT
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A spokesman of the libyan interim government has claimed that the ousted ex President of Libya Col moammar Qaddafi is hiding in the western border area. According to him he is under the protection of of the Tuareg fighters.

Col Abdul Basit told the reporters that they have reliable news that "Gadhafi is protected by the Tuareg tribe located between Niger, Algeria, and Ghadamis town in Libya."

When asked about the son of Col Qaddafi he replied that Saif Al Islam is holed up in Bani Walid while Mutassim, is in Sirte. These two cities remain the stronghold of pro-Qaddafi loyalists, despite many attacks by the revolutionary forces aided by the air raids of the NATO.

Despite many questions by the reporters the spokesman had no answer to as what was the source of his information. Similarly, he did elaborate as to what measures the NTC is going to take to arrest Col Qaddafi.

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