Gaddafi forces mount onslaught

Gaddafi forces make substantial gain against rebels in town of Ras Lanuf.

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    The opposition fighters in Ras Lanuf are preparing for another fight against the might of Gaddafi's forces.

    Government forces showered the city with rockets and tank shells - forcing the rebels to retreat on Thursday.

    Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley, who was caught up in the onslaught, filed this report from the city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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