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Libya rebels set to advance on Zlitan

After nearly two months of stalemate, rebels in the Libyan city of Misrata are making small but significant moves towards the capital Tripoli.

They are advancing on a town called Zlitan, less than 100 miles (160km) from the capital.

Once that falls, they believe, the road to the west will open up.

The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.

  • 27 Jul 2011
  • From the section Africa
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