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Libyan fighters launch final assault on Sirte
With speculation rife that Gaddafi's son is hiding in Sirte, fighters rush to secure former Libyan leader's hometown.
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2011 07:57

In an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera, the commanders leading the battle for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, say they have begun a final assault to seize the town.

A senior commander in charge of the mission also claims most civilians have now fled the city.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Sirte.

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