Pro Gaddafi tanks and fighters moving through the desert
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Libya unrest: Gaddafi troops 'reach Benghazi outskirts'

According to Libyan State Television troops loyal to Colonel Gaddafi have now reached the outskirts of Benghazi, the main rebel stronghold.

Opposition forces say they have repelled an attack in nearby Ajdabiya.

Allan Little reports from Tripoli.

  • 17 Mar 2011