Gaddafi son: Libyan 'anti-terror' forces to enter Benghazi

March 18, 2011 11:41

CAIRO - The Libyan army will surround but not enter Benghazi and "anti-terror" forces will be sent in to disarm rebel forces which are in control there, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was quoted as saying in an Al Jazeera report on Friday.

Al Jazeera flashed the remarks sourced to Gaddafi on screen. Al Jazeera later said the report was based on a story from US network ABC. It was not clear when or where he spoke.

Saif al-Islam, one of Muammar Gaddafi's sons, was also quoted as saying the Libyan army would assist residents fleeing Benghazi.

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