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The Tripoli Brigade (part 2)

On Sunday August 21st, anti-Gaddafi forces entered Tripoli after six months of fighting. France 24's Matthieu Mabin was with the rebels throughout this historic day on their final journey to the Libyan capital. This is his exclusive report.

Their names are Hatif, Sam and Adam. For months, they have been training for the final assault on Tripoli. They are manual workers, businessmen and students. From Dublin to Washington, they have come back to their country to rid the Libyan capital of its dictator.

These men are the elite rebel forces. Their name: the Tripoli Brigade. France 24 followed this small army of volunteers who played a decisive role in the liberation of Tripoli and the fall of Gaddafi.

 

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By Matthieu MABIN

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