Gaddafi forces fight rebels near Tunisia border

By REUTERS
May 1, 2011 14:50

DEHIBA, Tunisia - Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi are fighting a gun battle with rebels around the Libyan town of Wazin on the Libyan-Tunisian border.

A Reuters correspondent on the Tunisian side of the border said he could hear artillery rounds and small arms fire. He said Tunisian border guards had closed the nearby Dehiba-Wazin border crossing and were evacuating people from the area.


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