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Libya Coup 1969

Before dawn on 1 September 1969, a group of army officers seized control of Libya from the reigning monarch.

Among them was a young soldier called Muammar Qadhafi.

Witness hears from two Libyans who experienced those heady and confusing events.

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Tue 31 Aug 2010 22:50GMT

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