UK Special Forces Evacuate British Workers From Libya
British oil workers trapped in Libya have been evacuated by Special Boat Service (SBS) and/or Special Air Service troops. Up to 150 civilians have been rescued from remote desert camps and flown to safety in 2 RAF C-130 Hercules transport planes (likely to be Special Forces Flight aircraft).
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