Wednesday, February 23, 2011
The crews of two Libyan warships have mutinied and are refusing to obey Muammar Gaddafi's orders to attack the eastern port city of Benghazi.
This development comes as more reports are coming in about Libyan troops defecting to the side of the people seeking to overthrow Gaddafi, the longest serving ruler in the Arab world.
However, thousands of soldiers have been deployed to the city of Sabratha where protesters have reportedly clashed with security forces.
Meanwhile, Libyan Interior Minister Abdel Fatah Yunes has resigned from his post in solidarity with the pro-democracy protesters.'
Posted by DotConnector at 06:30