A look at Libyan rebels' workshop

Unable to match the superior weapons used by Gaddafi forces, Libyan rebels renovate abandoned tanks.


    Facing superior firepower on the battlefield, fighters seeking to overthrow Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are left renovating ageing, abandoned military hardware.

    As the rebels refurbish old tanks and make launching systems from doorbells, they appeal for new weapons.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid, reporting from Benghazi, has more from the rebels' workshop.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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