Egypt army: Libya border under control of ‚people’s committees‘

22.02.2011                     18.Adar l, 5771


Egypt army: Libya border under control of 'people's committees'

It was unclear whether forces replacing border guards were members of opposition, or loyal to Gadhafi.

Egypt's army said late Monday that Libyan border guards had withdrawn from their side of the border between the two North African states, according to a posting on the army's Facebook page.
"Members of the Libyan border guard withdrew from (the Libyan side of the border) and it is currently in the control of people's committees," the statement said, without making clear whether the groups now in control of the border were opposition members or loyal to leader Muammar Gadhafi….