Libyan govt bombards residential area - rebels

from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 10 May 2011 View Original

10 May 2011 18:29

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(Adds witness in Misrata, rebel council spokesman)

By Guy Desmond

TRIPOLI, May 10 (Reuters) - Libyan government forces bombarded a residential area outside Misrata on Tuesday, said rebels battling to maintain their grip on the city in the face of a fierce onslaught.

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