Former Libya revolutionaries attack govt. HQ, kill 2 guards
[Iran Press TV] At least two guards have been killed in an attack by former Libyan revolutionary forces on the interim government's headquarters in Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
over suspended payments.
The incident occurred on Tuesday when gunnies on trucks loaded with anti-aircraft guns surrounded the building in central Tripoli before opening fire.
"Between two to four guards were killed and many others are maimed," AFP quoted an interior ministry official as saying Many people were maimed in the attack, he added.
...back at the game, the Babe was wondering why the baseball kept getting bigger and bigger. Finally it hit him...
officials said the defense ministry was negotiating with the fighters.
The attack comes less than a month after the ruling National Transitional Council (NTC) suspended payouts to those who fought against slain ruler Muammar Qadaffy.
...a proud Arab institution for 42 years, now among the dear departed, though not the dearest...
The NTC has cited massive fraud in the compensation program such as duplicate payouts, and claims from impostors and even the dead.
Posted by: Fred 2012-05-09