Gaddafi blames bin Laden in speech

Libyan leader says protesters are young people manipulated by Osama bin Laden.

    Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader, has told state television that al-Qaeda is responsible for the uprising in his country.

    Speaking on the phone from an undisclosed location, Gaddafi said the protesters were young people who were being manipulated by Osama bin Laden's organisation, and that many were under the influence of drugs.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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