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Fierce fighting in and around Nalut in Libya
Gaddafi forces shell rebel positions in Nalut as rebels extend control over the region.
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2011 22:50



The town of Nalut, west of Misurata, has been under heavy fighting between pro-democracy and Ghaddafi troops.

Nalut  lies near the border with Tunisia and is controlled by the rebels, They [rebels] also control the key Wazin crossing, which allows them to bring food, water and weapons from Tunisia.

However, Gaddafi's fighters have been shelling their positions continuously.

Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Nalut, Libya.

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