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Libya conflict: 'Zawiya has been liberated'

Rebels in Libya have said they have taken control of the town of Zawiya, 30km from Tripoli.

Hussein Azzwaik, an oil engineer involved in the uprising, told the BBC that rebel fighters were celebrating after the town of Zawiya had been "liberated".

He said that the loss of several family members "is worth it to feel free. It feels so good".

  • 20 Aug 2011