Libya rebels claim gains in Bani Walid fight

NTC commanders say they are close to capturing the key town as fighters engage in street battles.

    Heavy fighting has broken out near the town of Bani Walid, with National Transitional Council commanders saying they are close to capturing the town from Gaddafi loyalists.

    Reports say fighters have been engaged in street-to-street combat with pro-Gaddafi forces.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from outside Bani Walid.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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