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BBC News Convoy Attacked By Pro-Gaddafi Forces In Tripoli
 Part of channel(s): 2011 Libyan civil war (current event)

Last night the Libyan civil war reached a critical juncture when rebel forces captured two of Muammar Gaddafi’s sons and advanced on the capital city of Tripoli. The situation in Libya for reporters has always been a tenuous one, but in a video report released earlier today, one BBC reporter was caught in the middle of an ambush during his report.
Rupert Wingfield-Hayes observed that the mood in Tripoli was relatively calm, and spoke to groups of rebels celebrating their resistance against Gaddafi’s forces. Hayes and his convoy decided to follow the Libyan rebels. They soon found themselves being fired on by pro-Gaddafi forces targeting the rebels. Hayes recounts the experience thusly

Added: Aug-22-2011 Occurred On: Aug-22-2011
By: Dronetek
Other Middle East
Tags: libya, gadaffi, war, civil war, firefight, combat, ambush, rebels, islam, bbc, reporter, us, obama, un, nato, france
Location: Libya (load item map)
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