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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Saif Gaddafi: Benghazi Will Fall In 48 Hours - 16th Mar 2011

The Libyan rebel stronghold of Benghazi will fall to government forces within 48 hours, Saif Gaddafi has said in a television interview.

Saif, the son of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, told France-based Euronews that any decision taken by the United Nations would come "too late".

Pro-government forces have been attacking rebel towns, including Ajdabiyah as they sweep east.

Asked about Benghazi, Saif said: "Everything will be over in 48 hours.

World leaders are meeting later, at the UN in New York, to discuss imposing a no-fly zone over Libya.

Saif said: "The military operations are finished. In 48 hours, everything will be over.

"Our forces are close to Benghazi. Whatever decision is taken, it will be too late." Read More