Alastair Leithead is with the anti-Gaddafi forces advancing on Sirte
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Clashes inside pro-Gaddafi city of Sirte

The interim government in Libya says its forces have entered Sirte, one of Col Gaddafi's last strongholds, from the west and are fighting pro-Gaddafi forces near the city centre.

It is not known if the colonel or his family members are in the city.

The BBC's Alastair Leithead is with the anti-Gaddafi forces advancing on Sirte from the east.

  • 25 Sep 2011
  • From the section Africa