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Top aide of Libya’s Khadafy arrested in Egypt

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces arrested a close aide of ousted Libyan dictator Moammar Khadafy on Tuesday following a siege at his Cairo home, a security official and witnesses said.

Ahmed Qaddaf al-Dam surrendered to Egyptian security forces after shots were fired, they said. An intelligence official under Khadafy, Qaddaf al-Dam is among dozens wanted for their role in Libya’s 2011 civil war that ended with Khadafy’s capture and killing.

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