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CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 2011
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) The NATO takeover of the action against Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi noted. [On CNN, US Africa Command Gen. Carter HAM†- says NATO will take over the no-fly zone and the mission to protect civilians.] Plane video of British and French bombing runs over Libya and taking off shown. The call for President Obama to clarify the US position on Libya and fighting in Ajdabya noted. [US ambassador to Libya Gene CRETZ†- says the regime is reaching out to mediators.]

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta; Tripoli: Nic Robertson) The issue of government claims of casualties from the coalition air strikes on Libya, how Kadhafi is moving anti-aircraft guns and missiles around, evidence that Kadhafi is arming loyal tribes and how the fighting is less intense in some cities while he is a dug in elsewhere discussed.

(Ajdabya: Arwa Damon) The living situation in Ajdabya shown.

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta; Libya: Arwa Damon) The view from the streets ofthe people of Ajdabya in a the battle, the disturbing actions by Kadhafi's troops and the difficult position for the families there who believe the opposition will win discussed.

Reporter(s):
Gupta, Sanjay;
Robertson, Nic;
Damon, Arwa
Duration:
00:09:20

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