Libya tries to jam BBC

LONDON - The Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, in an apparent reprisal for reports on the BBC World Service of an attempted military uprising, has tried to jam BBC Arabic-language broadcasts, AFP reports.

The jamming began last week after a speech by Colonel Gaddafi denying reports that the Libyan air force had put down an army revolt. Two BBC Arabic service frequencies were jammed by a siren-like noise called 'wobble' for up to four hours a day, the BBC said.

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