Gaddafi says withdraws from Tripoli compound

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Posted: Aug 24, 2011 3:47 PM
Gaddafi says withdraws from Tripoli compound

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said on Wednesday that his withdrawal from his Bab al-Aziziya headquarters was a "tactical move" after the compound was leveled by 64 NATO air strikes.

Speaking in an address on a local Tripoli radio station, which was reported by Al-Orouba TV, broadcasting in conjunction with Al-Rai TV, Gaddafi also vowed "martyrdom" or victory in his fight against NATO.

(Reporting by Ali Abdelatti, Writing by Sami Aboudi)