"The situation has obviously deteriorated. It is a systematic deterioration," said longtime Benghazi resident Jalal Elgallal, who was spokesman of the now-defunct National Transitional Council.
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"We don't do a lot of going out now," he said in a phone interview from Benghazi. "There is uncertainty about what is going to happen in the very near future."