Gaddafi makes public appearance in bombed compound

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi late Tuesday made a public appearance before a crowd of supporters at his residence compound near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, state TV showed .

The compound, located in Bab Al-Aziziya, was struck by a cruise missile in Sunday night’s bombing by Western forces.

The TV footage showed Gadhafi standing on a balcony and making a short address to his supporters. “Be it long or short, we’ll beat them,” he said.

Muammar Gaddafi

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