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August 25th, 2011
08:34 PM ET

Five Days Trapped in the Rixos

Dramatic moments this week for 35 international journalists held hostage by Gadhafi’s gunmen at Tripoli’s Rixos hotel.  The group, which included our own Matthew Chance and producer Jomana Karadsheh, were finally able to walk out free on Wednesday.

Here’s a look back at the terrifying ordeal through the words and Tweets of Matthew Chance.



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