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Libya uprising: Fierce fighting on the streets of Sirte

Heavy fighting has continued in the Libyan city of Sirte, with loyalist fighters holding out in just two small areas, anti-Gaddafi commanders say.

Forces with Libya's interim authority say 80% of the city, Col Gaddafi's home town, is now under their control.

Meanwhile, hundreds of civilians are still trying to flee the city.

  • 12 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa
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