Al Arabiya: Gaddafi loyalists flee to Algeria, Egypt

September 1, 2011 21:18


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CAIRO - Libya's National Transitional Council said on Thursday that several top officials loyal to Muammar Gaddafi had fled to Algeria and Egypt, both neighbors to Libya, Al Arabiya television reported.

It said they included Omran Abukraa, who was Libya's oil chief, and an official identified as al-Tayyeb al-Safi.

A Tunisian official source told Reuters on Aug. 20 that Abukraa was in Tunisia.

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