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Libyans reunited in Benghazi on board a Red Cross vessel

07-02-2011 11:42 BJT Special Report:Int'l Intervention in Libya |

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More on Libya, up to 350 people have arrived in Benghazi on board a Red Cross vessel.

Closer, closer and closer...

The ship with 352 people from Tripoli on board arrives at the Juliana port in the rebel-held city of Benghazi on Friday. With the help of the Red Cross, they are finally able to reunite with their families after being split by the country's ongoing civil war.

Some were seen crying as they spotted their relatives awaiting. Many were eager to describe the fighting in the Libyan capital.

Awwad Abdallah, Libyan Passenger, said, "I will tell about the situation in Tripoli; clashes are breaking out all the time, the war between the rebels and Gaddafi's forces is on going and that is it."

The vessel is the second one in several weeks sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross to reunite Libyan families.

Rebels began an uprising in February against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The conflict has erupted into a civil war, with NATO's involvement.

More on Libya, up to 350 people have arrived in Benghazi on board a Red Cross vessel.


Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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