Libya: Gaddafi Chemical Weapons Factory Is Leaking

(Asharq Al-Awsat-UK) Abdul Sattar Hatita - Libyan "17 February Revolution Committee" spokesman Hamza Hussein al-Shaibani told Asharq Al-Awsat that former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's chemical weapons factory in al-Jufra is leaking. He said the chemical weapons storage facility is in a state of disrepair, with thousands of weapons being stored outdoors. He also revealed that "foreign experts came to examine the [chemical weapons] stores and shut them down, stressing that they must be guarded," adding that there are ten tons of chemical weaponry located in al-Jufra.

2011-10-10 00:00:00

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