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Turborama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 12:27 AM
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Turkey Sails In To Evacuate Wounded Libyans From Misurata, Revolutionaries In Benghazi Welcome Them
Edited on Mon Apr-04-11 12:35 AM by Turborama
 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BiNWJcz-Tg
 
Posted on YouTube: April 03, 2011
By YouTube Member: AlJazeeraEnglish
Views on YouTube: 314
 
Posted on DU: April 04, 2011
By DU Member: Turborama
Views on DU: 960
 
Shifting away from the focus on Libya's air war, Turkey has concentrated on the humanitarian needs of the current conflict.

A Turkish ferry, the Ankara, has rescued 250 severely injured people from Misurata.

And there are hundreds of others still waiting to escape the violence there, as Gaddafi forces continue to attack the city that is a key rebel stronghold.

Al Jazeera English's Laurence Lee reports from Benghazi.


BBC map for context:

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