Saturday, April 23, 2011

Heavy fighting on the streets of Misurata

Nearly two months since they first claimed to control Misurata, pro-democracy forces are still battling government soldiers there. Now, the fighting has moved from open ground in the outskirts to urban warfare in Libya's third largest city. Gun battles raged along its main supply route and at the port, civilians fled to the relative safety of Benghazi, the rebels' stronghold. Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna has more now on the siege of Misurata.

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