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New recruits for Libya's opposition against Gaddafi

Young people, who are eager to sign up to fight those loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, have been speaking to the BBC.

The group, who had gathered for military training in Benghazi, said they wanted to fight against Col Gaddafi in west Libya.

Thousands of people are thought to have died in Libya after security forces targeted protesters in unrest which began in mid-February.

Lyse Doucet reports from Benghazi.

  • 03 Mar 2011
  • From the section Africa
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