More than two months after Muammar Gaddafi's main military base in Benghazi was stormed, the ruins have turned into a symbol of the strongman’s repression and the sacrifices people made to overcome it.
Gutted buildings spew gnarled metal grids out in the noonday sun. A charred car carcass lies belly-up in the grass. And the few standing walls – painted green and white in the official colours of Muammar Gaddafi's regime – display giant burn marks.
Date created : 2011-04-28