Libyans Still Wary To Speak Against Gadhafi
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Group: (Chanting in foreign language)
COREY FLINTOFF: Some of the women say they've been training to defend the government. They give somewhat awkward demonstrations of assembling AK-47 rifles, helped along by a woman in Army fatigues.
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LEILA KHALID BASHEER: They are Libyan people. They love Moammar Gadhafi so much. Everyone loves Moammar Gadhafi. All of us will die for him. We'll die for him. There's no change for our leader or our flag. Our flag is green, there is no other color.
FLINTOFF: Another man, speaking softly in his noisy shop, says he's grateful for the NATO intervention.
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NATO: Thank you, NATO. Thank you.
FLINTOFF: Corey Flintoff, NPR News, Tripoli. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.