STORY: LIBYA TO PROTECT BORDERDATELINE: Dec. 5, 2011LENGTH: 0:00:43LOCATION: TripoliVOLibya is going to deploy troops to secure its border areas near Tunisia. It came after Tunisia closed its two main border crossings with Libya after clashes between Libyan militiamen and Tunisian border guards.Libya's Interior Minister Fawzy Abdel Aal said his country would soon deploy policemen, border guards and customs officers on its border with Tunisia.During the past days, clashes between armed Libyans and Tunisian border guards erupted along the Tunisian-Libyan border and prompted Tunisian authorities to close its two main border crossings with Libya.Tunisia also voiced its concern over the transgressions and attacks on the country's sovereignty by armed Libyans.The incidents highlighted Libya's lawlessness after the fall of Tripoli. The provisional government has yet to disarm and make a single national army out of militias that still roam the country and clash with each other.
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