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Libya rebels capture Tawurgha town
Rebels control the western town from where Gaddafi forces used to attack Misrata.
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2011 02:31

After months of stalemate, Libyan opposition fighters have broken through another Gaddafi front line, trapping his troops and capturing a town used to stage rocket attacks on civilians in Misrata.

The offensive was a combined operation that involved several groups of fighters and NATO air strikes.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the town in northern Libya.

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