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Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2011-08-24

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has vowed 'martyrdom or victory' in his fight against aggression, according to Libyan media reports. Gaddafi called his withdrawal from the Bab al-Aziziya compound a "tactical move" hours after it was seized by rebel fighters.

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Date created : 2011-08-24

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