Libyan rebels beat back attack on Misrata

By REUTERS
March 18, 2011 15:34




TUNIS - Libyan rebels beat back a heavy attack by government forces on the western city of Misrata on Friday, a rebel fighter said. It was not possible to independently verify the report.

"God is great. The brave men of Misrata defeated them and pushed them back. Now the shelling has stopped," insurgent Saadoun told Reuters by telephone.


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