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Tag Archives: Ajdabiya
Shadows of officers and journalists standing over hundreds of anti-personnel mines that were found in and around Ajdabiya after Gaddafi forces scattered them around the area. The mines at the bottom spell “17 Februari”. [Photo by AFP, via Al Jazeera]
Revolutionaries are preparing for a new major offensive against Gaddafi forces in Brega
Al Jazeera’s Cal Perry reports from Ajdabiya, in many ways ‘the forgotten front’.
This video shared by Alive In Libya shows a restaurant in Ajdabiya which has remained open even throughout the bombing of the city. Watch the video with subtitles here.
Translation This(points to mine on the table) one was found planted at the entrance of the city of Ajdabiya. It was used by Gaddafi’s brigades. This mine cannot be detected using ordinary detectors. There are plenty of them, planted randomly. … Continue reading
Fighting in Misrata and other cities in Libya is denying medical aid to civilians and causing casualties among health personnel. The Libyan Red Crescent reports that in the past four days, three of its ambulances have been hit in three … Continue reading
The International Committee for the Red Cross has been working from its offices in Tripoli and Benghazi to help victims of the conflict in Libya in many different ways. One of these ways is clearing unexploded or abandoned explosive devices … Continue reading
In this video, Gaddafi soldiers are seen taking men out of their houses and taking them away in Ajdabiya. However, many women and girls left behind inside their homes are raped. Some women say they were taken to the desert … Continue reading
Doctors in Ajdabiya suspect that Gaddafi loyalists are hiding among them in sleeper cells. This wouldn’t be the first time, and the doctor adds that the Gaddafi supporters cannot leave as they are trapped in the opposition-held city, so they … Continue reading
Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton reports from Brega on the opposition’s advance westwards.