Libyan rebels repel attack by Gaddafi forces in Zawiya

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 1, 2011 12:06

Opponents to the leadership of Muammar Gaddafi on Tuesday succeeded in repelling an attack by government forces on the city of Zawiya 50 kilometers west of Tripoli, The Associated Press reported.

Reports of casualties were unknown. The rebels were armed with heavy machine guns, anti-aircraft weapons and armored tanks.


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