At least 18 dead in Misrata fighting, Libyan doctor says

By REUTERS
March 6, 2011 18:46

 
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TRIPOLI- At least 18 people, including a baby, were killed in fighting between forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and rebels in the town of Misrata on Sunday, a doctor told Reuters by phone.

"We have 18 martyrs but the figure is not final. We also have many people wounded, I cannot even count them," said the doctor, who works at Misrata main hospital.

He said the dead included rebels and civilians.

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