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24 Libyan fighters to be treated in Mass.

Spaulding Rehab to provide care, US officials say

By Travis Andersen
Globe Staff / October 28, 2011

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Twenty-four fighters who were seriously wounded in the armed struggle that ended with the fall of Libyan dictator Moammar Khadafy will be treated by the Boston-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, the US Department of State announced yesterday. The fighters will be flown to Massachusetts tomorrow. The transfers came at the request of the Libyan Transitional National Council, which has been working to form a new government in the country since the ouster of Khadafy.

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