Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Libya: On Ground Updates - August 24, 2011

-- Libya: On Ground Updates --
Libya's Rebel Council Announces $1.3 Million Bounty for the Capture… DEAD or ALIVE of Fugitive Leader Gadhafi
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
* brings us the following report that starts off like this… Libya's rebel council on Wednesday announced a bounty of $1.7 million for the capture - dead or alive - of fugitive leader Moammar Gadhafi, who vowed in an audio recording to fight until "victory or martyrdom" even as it seemed increasingly clear that his regime had all but ended… For the second straight day, rebels were inside Gadhafi's sprawling, palm-dotted Bab al Aziziyah compound in Tripoli, battling the remnants of Gadhafi's forces. Cementing their capture of the compound, a once-forbidding place that had served as Gadhafi's power nexus, would be a key symbolic victory… But rebel leaders were already laying plans to begin the gargantuan task of remaking their nation after four decades of Gadhafi's repressive rule…
Read the full report at link below
Rebels celebrate in Col Gaddafi's compound
Raw video footage: Jubilant opposition troops began to search the vast Bab al-Azizia compound
room by room in the hope of finding their former leader somewhere…
This video posted on YouTube by telegraphtv
More to come…

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