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A Cardiff woman living in Libya says she fears being beheaded or gunned down in the street as the country descends into violence. The woman, along with her children and grandchildren, are trapped in Benghazi which is under fire from Islamist militants. Her family and MP say the Foreign Office isn't doing enough to help her escape the fighting and return to Wales.
Political Editor Adrian Masters reports.
Labour MP Stephen Doughty says the Foreign Office must act to evacuate a Cardiff woman caught up in escalating violence in Libya. The woman's family says they've not received the help that others have to escape the country.
Stephen Doughty says the Foreign Office must offer help despite internal political problems and the pressure of other world conflicts.
'P,' the Cardiff woman desperate to escape Libya to return to Wales, has also provided us with pictures she says show the impact of a recent rocket attack on her son's house in a different part of Benghazi.
The Cardiff woman caught up in increasing violence in Libya says she's scared to step out of her house because she's afraid of being shot. She says she 'stands out like a sore thumb' because she's a foreigner and has campaigned online against the Islamic militants who are closing in on her home in Benghazi.
She's asked us to identify her only as 'P' because she fears reprisals. She told Adrian Masters how dangerous her life has become.
Here's the full statement from the Foreign office in response to complaints that it's not doing enough to help a Cardiff woman and her family to flee increasing violence in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
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A Cardiff woman who's lived in Libya for 27 years says she fears for her life as militants close in on her home in Benghazi