Rebels climb on statue in Gaddafi's compound
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Rebels overrun Gaddafi's compound

Libyan rebels have taken over Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli, one of the final areas under the Libyan leader's control.

TV footage showed fighters destroying statues and firing guns into the air in celebration inside the compound.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports.

  • 23 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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