Security concerns loom large ahead of Libya vote

Libyan firemen extinguish a fire in the eastern Libyan city of Ajdabiya at a warehouseSecurity concerns loom large in the minds of Libyans and international observers in the run-up to the first democratic elections after four decades of dictatorship under slain leader Moamer Kadhafi.


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