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Libyan mountain refugees tell of fearsome assault

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  • Heavy shelling in Western Mountains towns

  • Some 30,000 refugees have fled to southern Tunisia

  • Region's Berber people long distrusted by Gaddafi

(Adds rebel spokesman in Zintan)

By Tarek Amara TUNISIAN-LIBYAN BORDER, April 25 (Reuters) - Refugees fleeing Libya's Western Mountains told of heavy bombardment by Muammar Gaddafi's forces as they try to dislodge rebels in remote Berber towns.

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