Rebe celebrates in Green Square
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Jubilation as Libyan rebels enter Green Square

Jubilant rebel fighters have pushed into the heart of Libyan capital, Tripoli.

Crowds have taken to the streets of the city to celebrate, tearing down posters of the Libyan leader.

Rebels waving opposition flags and firing into the air drove into Green Square, and began calling it Martyrs' Square.

Resident in the city Omar, told BBC News that the rise of the rebels was like "fresh air" for him.

  • 22 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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