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Fears aroused after Benghazi blast

06-03-2011 08:46 BJT Special Report:Int'l Intervention in Libya |

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In Libya, an explosion took place around the Tebi-sti hotel in Benghazi on Wednesday.

Although the blast didn't cause serious injuries, panic is still present to some extent among residents in the rebel-stronghold city. But there're some who aren't as bothered anymore, they've become accustomed to the unrest after some time.

Local resident of Benghazi said "OF course, it's a natural thing to be scared when civilians are targeted like this. We have to be on alert from now on."

People gather around the site following a bomb explosion at the parking lot of Tibesti
hotel in Benghazi, Libya, June 1, 2011. A huge explosion hit the Tibesti hotel in
Benghazi Wednesday afternoon, and the casualties are still unknown. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

A fireman hoses down the blaze following a bomb explosion at the parking lot of Tibesti
hotel in Benghazi, Libya, June 1, 2011. A huge explosion hit the Tibesti hotel in
Benghazi Wednesday afternoon, and the casualties are still unknown. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Local resident of Benghazi said "I want to ask Gaddafi supporters one question. What are they expecting from him? Don't they realize he's finished both inside and outside Libya?"

Local resident of Benghazi said "Gaddafi supporters are people without a conscience. They are willing to go to any extent for him."

Local resident of Benghazi said "We wish NATO would expand the mission from bombing Gaddafi's compounds to other targets in the country. This will allow the rebels in the east and the west of Libya to join forces and march on Tripoli. God willing."

Rebel army officers work at the site following a bomb explosion at the parking lot of
Tibesti hotel in Benghazi, Libya, June 1, 2011. A huge explosion hit the Tibesti hotel
in Benghazi Wednesday afternoon, and the casualties are still unknown. (Xinhua/Cai
Yang)

 

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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