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Senior Kadhafi general captured in south: official

SAMAA | - Posted: Sep 20, 2011 | Last Updated: 10 years ago
Posted: Sep 20, 2011 | Last Updated: 10 years ago

BENGHAZI: A senior general loyal to Moamer Kadhafi has been captured in southern Libya, an official from the country's new regime told AFP Tuesday, as the hunt for the toppled dictator intensified.”General Belgacem Al-Abaaj, Kadhafi's intelligence chief in the Al Khofra region, was captured” on Monday some 100 kilometres (60 miles) from southern Libyan town of Sebha, said Mohamed Wardugu, spokesman for the “Desert Shield Brigade” in Benghazi.Al-Abaaj, who had been sought by the forces of the National Transitional Council (NTC), was seized with members of his family who were traveling in five four-wheel drive vehicles, added Wardugu.Wardugu said that the NTC forces had entered Sabha and taken control of the airport but that fighting was continuing in some quarters. AGENCIES

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