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Soldiers and dozens of tanks from the Libyan military's elite Khamis Brigade take positions and check vehicles after arriving hours earlier on the road in Harshan, 10km east of Zawiya, in Libya, Monday, Feb. 28, 2011
Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011

Open quoteHe walked up to me, put the gun to my neck and pulled the trigger twice. The bullets whisked past my ear.Close quote

  • one of three BBC staff members who were detained, beaten and subjected to mock executions by members of Libya's army and secret police while trying to reach the besieged western city of Zawiya
Photo: AP Photo / Ben Curtis | Source: BBC