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In Gaddafi’s hometown, little hope for Libya’s future

In Gaddafi’s hometown, little hope for Libya’s future

ANGUS MCDOWALL and AHMED ELUMAMI THE people living in the ruins of Sirte's 600 Block district have waited years for help removing rubble and rebuilding homes damaged by warfare, but despite a new Libyan government making the city its headquarters, they have little hope of change. They live in apartments where bullet holes let in the winter cold and summer heat in shell-pocked buildings that look structurally unsound. "Each government comes and takes photos of the damage and does nothing for us," said Badr Omar, an English teacher who lives in two rooms behind bare concrete blocks, the front part…
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