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Libya crisis: Water shortages in Tripoli

Fighting is continuing in Tripoli near the international airport where rebel fighters are continuing their struggle to secure the capital against forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi.

Elsewhere in the capital, groups of dead bodies have been found near Col Gaddafi's former compound.

Meanwhile, Tripoli residents claim Col Gaddafi has cut off the water supply to the city.

The BBC's Lyse Doucet reports from Tripoli.

  • 26 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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