Fierce fighting in and around Nalut in Libya

Gaddafi forces shell rebel positions in Nalut as rebels extend control over the region.



    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Residents of long-neglected northwestern tribal belt say incorporation into Pakistan has left them in a vacuum.