The Emir of the Libyan fighters seized chemical weapons
A unit of Libyan fighters seized a deposit of chemicals banned by the international community and classified very dangerous. The National Transitional Council made no comment while NATO just monitors the area, using planes and spy satellites.
- The information was reported by the German newspaper (Der Tagesspiegel) in its issue of yesterday, citing security sources, that the rebels reportedly attacked a Libyan gas deposit located in a military area of Gaddafi regime.
- The depot, according to the newspaper, would be a chemical laboratory, located in the city of Rouagha, 600 km east of Tripoli, and would now be monitored by NATO.
- In addition, the group of fighters led by former emir of Libyan combatant groups, Abdelhakim Belhadj, announced that thirty of his elements have lost consciousness during the fighting conducted in areas near the place of deposit of chemicals.
- The spokesman accused the pro-Gaddafi to use gas against the fighters.
- Ennahar / Ismail Fellah