Al Jazeera reports fresh attack on west Libya town

CAIRO - Muammar Gaddafi's forces launched

a fresh artillery bombardment on Zawiyah on Tuesday and
surrounded the town in the west of Libya, Al Jazeera reported.

It did not give further details about the attack on the town

which has been a focus for heavy fighting between government
forces and rebels. Residents who had been speaking to
journalists about developments have not been reachable.