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Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, has fallen to anti-government forces after a crack army unit defected to the opposition and clashes spread to the capital, Tripoli, residents and news reports say.
The raging uprising against Muammar Gaddafi appears to be seriously threatening the Middle East's longest ruling dictator's 42-year grip on power day breaks on Monday.
Originally posted by HoldTheBeans
I think we could be looking at civil war in Libya soon.
The defection of 1 unit might be a problem for him....but if can find 2 that wil fight then I'm picking a bloodbath
Originally posted by macman
He has fled.
Looks like his wonderful offspring are fighting for power now.
Gaddafi's son warns of "rivers of blood" in Libya Says Libyan leader will fight until "last man, last bullet"
Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi's son warned early Monday that the country faces a bloody civil war if protesters refuse to accept reform offers, in a speech broadcast as gunfire rang out in the capital, saying that his father remained in charge with the army's backing and would "fight until the last man, the last woman, the last bullet."