Rebels say gained ground on Misrata's Tripoli Street

By REUTERS
April 18, 2011 20:53

 
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CAIRO - Libyan rebels said on Monday they have gained significant ground on Misrata's bitterly contested Tripoli Street, following hours of fighting that had left several people dead or wounded.

They said rebels were trying to flush out snipers who had been entrenched on rooftops overlooking the main thoroughfare which runs from Misrata southern outskirts to the city center.

"The revolutionaries have made progress and they are controlling some areas surrounding Tripoli Street, but danger is still there because (Gaddafi's) snipers, unlike the previous days, are now using (rocket-propelled grenades) RPG and bombs," Abdelsalam, a rebel spokesman in Misrata, told Reuters by telephone.

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