Gadhafi's Wife, Daughter Flee to Tunisia

They reportedly crossed the border a few days ago
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2011 3:03 PM CDT
Aisha Gadhafi, right, daughter of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, is surrounded by supporters at the Bab Al Azizia compound in Tripoli on March 19.   (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
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(Newser) – Another sign things are getting dicier for Moammar Gadhafi: His second wife, Safia, and daughter Aisha quietly crossed the border into Tunisia a few days ago, reports Reuters. Few other details were available, and the Libyan government has not confirmed. The move follows a NATO strike last May that killed the youngest son of the Libyan leader and three grandchildren. Click to read about a defiant interview Aisha recently gave to the New York Times.

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