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Libyan rebels recapture Ajdabiya

In Libya French warplanes have destroyed seven Libyan military aircraft at an airbase in Misrata.

It comes as rebels backed by coalition air-strikes retook the strategic town of Ajdabiya from forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi.

It is the first town to fall back into rebel hands since the allied attacks began a week ago.

The BBC's Ian Pannell reports.

  • 26 Mar 2011
  • From the section Africa
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