Report: Uprising against Gaddafi in Tripoli suburbs

TUNIS - Libyan rebels are leading an uprising in the suburbs of Tripoli after being supplied with light weapons by defecting security service officers, an opposition newspaper said on Monday.
The report, on the website of the opposition newspaper Brnieq, could not be independently verified.
The story quoted witnesses who said a full-scale uprising against the rule of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was taking place in the suburbs of Tripoli. It said protesters were preparing to head towards the city center.