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Rebels say 17 dead as Misrata hit by rockets

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by Mariam Karouny

BEIRUT, April 18 (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi bombarded Misrata with rockets and artillery on Monday and 17 people were killed in the previous day's shelling of the besieged Libyan city, a rebel spokesman said.

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