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Bringing down Gaddafi's house

Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 01:20

Oct. 16 - Demolition begins of Gaddafi's Tripoli home and seat of power. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Bringing down the house. Forces loyal to Libya's new leaders demolish the walls around ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi's former home in Tripoli. The heavily fortified compound, was both the seat of Gaddafi's power and his Tripoli home. SOUNDBITE: Gunman, Etman Lelktah, saying: (Arabic): "The union of Libya's rebels called for the first step in demolition of this wall that represents a symbol of the tyrant's rule." The compound was targeted by NATO warplanes several times before Tripoli fell in August. SOUNDBITE: Gunman, Etman Lelktah, saying: (Arabic): "Anything related to Gaddafi in Libya will be destroyed by the rebels. The true rebels." Gaddafi himself is believed to be hiding somewhere in the desert of southern Libya. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters

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Bringing down Gaddafi's house

Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 01:20