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What were the SAS doing in Libya?

The Foreign Secretary William Hague has confirmed that a British diplomatic team has been in Benghazi, but what might it have hoped to achieve?

The team, which included six soldiers believed to be SAS, has been freed two days after being detained by rebels after arriving near Benghazi in a helicopter early on Friday morning.

Gordon Corera reports.

  • 06 Mar 2011
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