Chairman of the National Transitional Council Mustafa Abdul-Jalil
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Rebel leadership give deadline for Gaddafi forces

Libya's rebels have given pro-Gaddafi forces until Saturday to surrender in order to 'avoid more bloodshed, destruction and damage'.

National Transitional Council chairman Mustafa Abdul-Jalil said that as of next Saturday if there is no surrender by Gaddafi's forces, the rebels will 'act decisively to end the situation in a military manner'.

  • 30 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa