Libya, Egypt & Tunisia SitRep 50 External
With reports that NATO airstrikes may be beginning to strain government forces, yesterday’s gains by rebel forces are reported to be significant. In the Misurata vicinity, rebel forces gained ground to the west of the city, taking up positions in Qaryat az Zurayq. This development means that Gaddafi forces are being pushed further and further from mortar range of the city and are approaching the outer range of their heavier weapons, according to rebel reports. Reports indicate that rebel fighters will attempt to push further west to Ad Dafniyah in the coming days.