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Libyan youths have been training at military camp in Misrata in their fight against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces.
The new recruits learn the basics of warfare in the camp.
"We train the youths who are volunteers. We give them military training and teach them the basics, then we give them weapons for the field," Trainer Faraj Ibrahim said.
The trainees learn to use rocket launchers and RPG's.
Rebels have made several gains in Libya in the past few weeks, but
remain far from seizing their ultimate prize -- Gaddafi's powerbase of
Tripoli -- despite air support from NATO.