Rebels celebrate in Tripoli
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Scenes of joy as Libya rebels enter central Tripoli

A convoy of Libyan rebels has rolled into central Tripoli past celebrating crowds after a day of heavy fighting in and around the capital.

Crowds cheered them, waving flags and firing salutes.

The rebels also said they had captured Col Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam, but there was no word of the colonel's whereabouts.

James Robbins reports.

  • 22 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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