Thursday, August 25, 2011

Al-Jazeera Video: Gaddafi's intelligence base seized

"The headquarters of Libya's intelligence services - a notorious symbol of Muammar Gaddafis 42-year rule - is now firmly in rebel hands.

Detailed reports on anyone opposing him would come directly to this building. Parts of the compound also served as a prison, with secret cells housing many Libyans that the regime would make disappear.

The building is full of confidential documents that could provide a valuable insight into what was one of the world's most secretive regimes.

But it will take weeks to sift through.

Jamal Elshayyal reports from Tripoli in this Al Jazeera Exclusive."

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