Anti-Gaddafi fighters advance to bomb an area where they exchange fire with Gaddafi loyalists near Herawa
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Aid teams are struggling to reach Sirte due to fighting

Humanitarian teams say they are struggling to gain access to the Libyan city of Sirte.

Forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi are fiercely defending his home town.

Ongoing fighting means no food, medical supplies or power are getting through and the International Red Cross' Souad Messaoudi, who is in Tripoli, told Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire that they are worried about the conditions in the town.

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  • 19 Sep 2011
  • From the section Africa