The residence is surrounded by barracks of Bab ale-Aziz. In the barracks lives upper management of the country with their families. At the end of last week, a senior government officials Gaddafi, minister Foreign Minister Musa Kusa, fled to Britain. Musa to nedavneshnego time was the head of Libyan intelligence.
Minister placed on a flat Undercover British intelligence services in the south-west Britain. The implication is that it merges the British critically important information. Family minister, but remained in the Bab al-Azizia. Trying to Coosa family and several other Libyan officials to flee ended shootout. The fugitives were taken into custody. This official version, confirmed by supporters of Gaddafi, saying that "some residents of Bab al-Azizia tried to leave the area without a corresponding permits and were stopped by force."
Asharq Al-Awsat, but, in reference to "own sources", argues that it is an "officer's coup, which was immediately and violently crushed."