SAS 'Blades' rescue 150: Crack team of commandos snatch terrified Britons from desert nightmare in war-torn Libya
"SAS has staged a dramatic evacuation of 150 civilian workers from the Libyan desert.
The Special Forces soldiers landed in two C130 Hercules military transport aircraft on a landing strip near remote oilfields south of the eastern port of Benghazi.
The SAS men – known as ‘blades’ because of their role at the sharp end of the mission – had flown from Malta’s Valletta airport, where, in meticulous detail, they planned the rescue of the stranded workers, many of them British. ... "
There was a second raid last night. Britain's Special Forces get it done while others reposition, but I can't help wondering why they are being sent to rescue folk who went there for a tax free high-paid job.
Libya protests: SAS 'Blades' rescue 150 terrified Britons from desert nightmare | Mail Online