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Libra rebels 311 Reuters.
(photo credit:REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal )
- Libyan rebel fighters took control of the village of Al-Qawalish,
south-east of Tripoli, on Wednesday after a six-hour battle with
government forces, a Reuters reporter in the village said.Scores
of rebel fighters poured into the village through an abandoned
government checkpoint, firing their rifles into the air in celebration
and shouting "Allahu Akbar!"
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checkpoint there were collapsed tents, half-eaten bread as well as a van
and an electricity transformer station which were both on fire, the
By MICHAEL WILNER
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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