“Victory Or Martyrdom”: Gadhafi Says He’s No Punk…Libyan Leader Plans On Fighting Until The Death

- By Bossip Staff

This Moammar character ain’t going down easy:

A defiant Moammar Gadhafi vowed Wednesday to fight on “until victory or martyrdom” and called on residents of the Libyan capital and loyal tribesmen across his North African nation to free Tripoli from the “devils and traitors” who have overrun it. The broadcast came a day after hundreds of Libyan rebels stormed Gadhafi’s Bab al-Aziziya fortress-like compound in the capital but found no sign of the longtime leader. On Monday, the rebels entered Tripoli, a metropolis of some 2 million people on the Mediterranean coast, pouring into the city in their thousands in a stunning breakthrough. They claim to control 80 percent of Tripoli.

As night fell on Tuesday, heavy fighting was reported in a southern desert city, Sabha, that rebels forecast would be Gadhafi loyalists’ last redoubt.
Forces loyal to Gadhafi were shelling the towns of Zuara and Ajelat, west of Tripoli, and had gained control of parts of the town, al-Arabiya television reported.

In an address given from an unknown location and broadcast on the local Al-Ouroba TV, Gadhafi asked: “Why are you letting them wreak havoc?” Sounding subdued and without his usually fiery rhetoric, Gadhafi said he would fight “the aggression with all strength until either victory or death.” The pro-Gadhafi TV channel earlier quoted the Libyan leader as saying he had left the Bab al-Aziziya compound in a “tactical move” after 64 NATO airstrikes reduced it to rubble.

“I have been out a bit in Tripoli discreetly, without being seen by people, and … I did not feel that Tripoli was in danger,” he said in audio remarks broadcast on al-Rai TV.

Tuesday’s ransacking of Bab al-Aziziya, long the nexus of Gadhafi’s power, marked the effective collapse of his 42-year-old regime. But with Gadhafi and his powerful sons still unaccounted for — and gunbattles flaring across the nervous city — the fighters cannot declare victory. Gadhafi’s chief government spokesman, Moussa Ibrahim, also managed to get word out in a phone interview with the same station, promising “we will be back to take Tripoli back.”

How long do you think it will take the Libyan rebels to murk good ole Gadhafi???


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  • Christielove1468

    At this point,Moammar feels like he has nothing else to lose .he probably views martyrdom is an honorable way to enter paradise.He will get his wish if he keeps up his ways.

  • sursum ad summum

    Chaos will now reign over Libya as looters, lawlessness and muslim extremist take over. After Libya and the Ivory Coast, which small nation will NATO ( Northern Aryan Treaty Org) take over next ?
    NATO was form to protect E Europe from soviet attack, now its a combined u.s , british and french high tech military force, used to bomb small nation leaders into submission.

  • gina

    Hummm could y’all speed up that exit! Get out of the never ending fight just to be fighting middle east and africa bs!

  • sursum ad summum

    oops ! formed to protect W Europe.

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