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As battles rage across Libya, dozens of people have been killed after Colonel Gaddafi's forces launched a fresh wave of air strikes on rebel groups.

The repeated strikes came as Gaddafi began a major diplomatic effort by sending diplomats to the Arab League, NATO and the European Union. It is being viewed by some as a sign that he may be prepared to end the war, .

Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland was there as the bombs fell on Ras Lanuf in the east.

Source: Al Jazeera