Gaddafi's former No. 2 defects: Libya rebels

Reuters News
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Posted: Aug 19, 2011 7:13 PM

ZINTAN, Libya (Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi's former right-hand man, Abdel Salam Jalloud, has defected to rebel-held territory in Libya's Western Mountains, a rebel spokesman said on Friday.

(Reporting by Ulf Laessing; Writing by Richard Valdmanis; Editing by Michael Roddy)