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Chad asks US, France for more military aid

Chad asked the US and France for more military aid, because, it said, Libya was still moving arms and ammunition into the northern part of the country. France said it would send a general to lead its expanded contingent supporting Chad's government. The general will leave ''shortly'' for Chad, where Frenceh troops are tighening an east-west defense line to prevent an onslaught by Libyan-backed rebels, the French Defense Ministry said.