First batch of injured Libyans return from Tunisia

13:12, May 06, 2011      

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A first batch of 67 Libyans injured in the fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in Libya were flown to Benghazi from Tunis on Thursday after been treated in hospitals and clinics in the city of Sfax, the state-run press agency TAP reported on Thursday.

An official from the regional Tunisian Red Crescent committee said that the flight was organized in coordination with the Red Crescent and the medical staff.

Sfax is currently hosting some 500 Libyan nationals including 100 injured people.

Source: Xinhua
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