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Libyan refugees tell of region suffering in silence

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  • Residents say Gaddafi forces target remote mountain area

  • They describe shelling, threats of rape, wells destroyed

  • Libyan officials deny attacking civilians

By Tarek Amara

DEHIBA, Tunisia, April 10 (Reuters) - Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces are shelling homes, poisoning wells and threatening to rape women in a remote mountain region, out of sight of the outside world, said people who fled the area.

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