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Untrained Libyan rebels remain defiant
Al Jazeera meets some of Libya's ill-equipped, untrained opposition fighters near the frontlines.
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2011 22:17

Opposition fighters in Libya have over the last two days been attempting to get more organised, but continue to face difficulties inherent in their lack of training and equipment. Their commanders say they are enthusiastic, but unskilled, and lack understanding of basic military strategy.

Al Jazeera's James Bays met some of the fighters near Ajdabiya, in eastern Libya.

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