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LIBYA: The taking of Aisha Kadafi's pool [video]

August 26, 2011 | 12:54 pm


Libyan opposition supporters have apparently been bringing their families over to the luxurious Tripoli home of Moammar Kadafi's daughter, Aisha. Among other things, they come to take a dip in the pool.

The video could not be independently verified. However, note the:

-- Kadafi poster-turned doormat;

-- Apparent cannonball contest underway in the deep end;

-- Gold bench rally/photo op (reminiscent of photos taken after troops seized Saddam Hussein's palaces);

-- Hot tub tour.

Meanwhile, Aisha Kadafi is nowhere to be seen. There were reports that she fled in May, secretly crossing the border into Tunisia with her mother and other relatives and hiding out in Europe. As of Friday, neither she nor her elusive father had been located.


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-- Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Video: Opposition families frolic in the abandoned home of Moammar Kadafi's daughter, Aisha, in Libya's capital Tripoli. Credit: YouTube