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Heavy fighting near Libya's Misrata airport -rebels

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  • NATO planes target weapons dump near Zintan

  • Libyan government hiding tanks from NATO strikes-rebels

  • Rebels deny state TV report that some have surrendered

  • Flashpoint crossing on border with Tunisia quiet

(Adds rebel spokesman on Zareek capture, paragraphs 21-22)

By Guy Desmond

TRIPOLI, May 8 (Reuters) - Libyan rebels fought a fierce battle with forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi near the airport at the western city of Misrata on Sunday as NATO planes targeted government ammunition stores on another front in the war.

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