Report: Tanks from Gaddafi compound shell Tripoli area

August 22, 2011 09:12

DUBAI - Tanks were seen leaving the compound of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and shelling an area in Tripoli, a Libyan rebel source told Al Jazeera television on Monday.

Forces loyal to Gaddafi are said to control 15 to 20 percent of the Libyan capital after rebels swept into the city.

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