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Clashes break out in Libya

02-18-2011 08:25 BJT

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Clashes have broken out in several Libyan towns, after the opposition called for a day of protests. The unrest comes as supporters of the country's leader Mommar Gaddafi also rallied in the capital.

Gaddafi opponents urged people to protest Thursday, to try to emulate popular uprisings in neighboring Tunisia and Egypt.

A resident of the eastern town of Al-Bayda says 15 people were hurt in a confrontation, between government supporters and relatives of two men killed during a protest a day earlier. Fighting broke out soon after the two were buried.

 

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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