Rebels in Libya hold British special forces-source

BENGHAZI, Libya - Rebels in eastern Libyahave captured members of the British special forces, but thegroup are being treated well and the issue will be resolvedshortly, a source in the rebel movement said on Sunday.

The Sunday Times had earlier reported that Libyan rebels hadcaptured a British special forces unit in the east after asecret diplomatic mission to make contact with oppositionleaders backfired.

"They (the rebel army) did capture some British specialforces. They could not ascertain if they were friends or foes.For our safety we are holding them and we expect this situationto be resolved soon," said the source in rebel-held Benghazi.

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