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Friday July 29, 2011 08:28:22 AM, IANS

Tripoli: Libyan rebels' military chief Abdel Fattah Younes was Thursday killed in an attack by Muammar Gaddafi's forces, Xinhua reported.

Opposition leader Moustafa Abdel-Jalil confirmed the death at a press conference in Benghazi, the country's second largest city and a rebel stronghold.

Jalil, chairman of the National Transitional Council (NTC), added that two other military leaders were killed.

NTC will hold a three-day mourning for Younes' death. Younes, a former security minister of Gaddafi's regime, had joined the opposition in February.




 


 



 

 

 

 

 

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