Rebels on the road to Sirte
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Anti-Gaddafi forces tell loyalists in Sirte to give up

The anti-Gaddafi forces in Libya have given an ultimatum to Gaddafi loyalists in the town of Sirte - surrender by Saturday or face the consequences.

They say they will not attack until the over the next few days of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. The rebels say they hope there will be a ceasefire.

Paul Wood reports from the rebel frontline.

  • 31 Aug 2011
  • From the section Africa
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