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SNIPER
BULLET ENDS LIFE-LONG FRIENDSHIP

From http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/world/10053835/snipers-bullet-ends-life-long-friendship-in-libya/

 

ZAWIYAH,
Libya (Reuters) – Life-long friends Abdul Ghani and Majdi often played soccer
and billiards together as youngsters, went to the same law school and then
joined the rebel movement fighting to topple Muammar Gaddafi.

A
sniper’s bullet shattered their dream of opening up a law practice together in
a new democratic Libya where they intended to focus on human rights cases.

Minutes
after doctors began putting a cloth over Abdul Ghani’s corpse in a hospital on
the edge of the strategic town of Zawiyah, Majdi was slowly led into the room.

He
recognized his lifeless best friend, who had a bullet lodged in his head, then
broke down and wept in the arms of an older rebel.

“We
spent nearly every day together since we were eight. He was like a
brother,” Majdi told Reuters later, sitting on the fender of…

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  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on “THE JOURNALIST “… REVEALING AND INTERESTING.

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