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Libya: Fighting intensifies in Misrata

Fighting has intensified in the Libyan port of Misrata as government forces attempt to retake the rebel-held city after a two-month siege.

A rebel spokesman said Colonel Gaddafi was trying to create a humanitarian crisis in the western city.

The rebels say NATO forces should be doing more to protect its 300,000 residents.

The BBC's Will Grant reports.

  • 17 Apr 2011
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