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<!-- img output --><div class="rotate float-left" style="width: 300px"><h2><a href="/view/photoessay/post/post/id/201401090001.html"> Cultural Revival in Cote d'Ivoire </a></h2><a href="/view/photoessay/post/post/id/201401090001.html"><img src="/download/pic/main/main/csiid/00261421:7e9c591e5700cc12d0ae477a4fc67f24:arc4x3:w300:us1.png" width="300" height="225" /></a><p class="credit">Photo: <a href="" target="_blank"> Hermann Mobio Apohi/Abidjan Live News </a></p></div> <! Home


Homemade Bulldozer Battleship Joins Libya Fight Homemade Bulldozer Battleship Joins Libya Fight Oct. 19, 2011: An anti-Gaddafi fighter flashes victory signs on an armored bulldozer during violent clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces at the frontline in center Sirte.Reuters / Thaier al-Sudani Onto a battlefield littered with bizarre homemade weaponry, Libya's ruling militia fighters have rolled out their weirdest contraption yet: a concrete and steel behemoth that's a cross between a bulldozer and a battleship. The towering monster, which appeared Wednesday in Sirte to help capture Muammar Qaddafi's home town, has a battleship's pointed prow and portholes along its sides with steel covers that can be pulled down. Clad in concrete sandwiched between steel plates, it is painted in the colors of the new national flag -- red, green and black.

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François Sinzikiramuka, perpetrator (left); Christophe Karorero, survivor. Jean Pierre Karenzi, perpetrator (left); Viviane Nyiramana, survivor. Godefroid Mudaheranwa, perpetrator (left); Evasta Mukanyandwi, survivor. Juvenal Nzabamwita, perpetrator (right); Cansilde Kampundu, survivor. Deogratias Habyarimana, perpetrator (right); Cesarie Mukabutera, survivor. The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia