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.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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