Libya

Misrata shelled again, but rebels said to make gains

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19 Apr 2011 22:12

  • City centre is Misrata front line - Amnesty researcher

  • Misrata lacks electricity, people get water from wells

  • Rebel backer says insurgents celebrate battle gains

(Adds resident citing rebel gains, Libyan minister)

By Fredrik Dahl and Souhail Karam

TUNIS/RABAT, April 19 (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi renewed the bombardment of Misrata on Tuesday, causing a number of casualties, an Amnesty International researcher in the besieged Libyan city said.

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