Rupert Wingfield-Hayes under fire in Tripoli
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Libya unrest: Fighting in Tripoli as loyalists hold out

Libyan rebels and forces loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi have fought running battles in Tripoli, a day after the fugitive leader's compound was overrun.

There have been fierce firefights in Bab al-Aziziya, as well as in several southern and central areas of the city.

However, foreign journalists have been allowed to leave a hotel where they have been confined for several days.

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports.

  • 24 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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