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* 600 Black Watch soldiers on 24-hour standby to fly in
* 50 people killed and 300 wounded in clashes at Zawiyah
Britain is to send teams of spies and diplomats into Libya to help oust Colonel Gaddafi, it emerged last night.
MI6 operatives backed by the SAS are to land in the east around the key rebel stronghold of Benghazi 'within days'.
In addition, 600 soldiers of the Black Watch are on 24-hour standby to fly in and avert a humanitarian catastrophe as Libya erupted into a new wave of bloodshed.
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Originally posted by BlasteR
It makes you wonder what Britian might have to gain from all this.
LONDON (AFP) – A Special Air Service (SAS) unit and a junior diplomat are being held by rebels in eastern Libya following a bungled mission to put the envoy in touch with them, The Sunday Times said.
The broadsheet, citing sources, said the SAS unit, thought to be up to eight men, were captured along with the diplomat they were escorting through the rebel-held east.
Libya TV shows captured Dutch navy helicopter crew
A Dutch navy helicopter crew have been shown on Libyan state TV after being captured while attempting to evacuate two foreign citizens.
The TV showed the three-strong crew, their Lynx helicopter and weapons, saying they had entered Libyan air space "in breach of international law".
Originally posted by TREASONFX
According to the bbc SAS have been captured by rebels with a diplomat
Originally posted by Kram09
We couldn't keep our noses out could we, and now this is the result!
I'm as convinced as ever that this is about oil and not all this moral rhetoric about human rights etc.