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Libyan interim fighters ‘enter Bani Walid’ | Al Jazeera

Libyan interim government forces say they have entered Bani Walid, one of the last outposts still loyal to deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi, with National Transitional Council fighters saying they now control about 60 per cent of the town.

NTC military commanders said they encountered heavy resistance from Gaddafi loyalists in the town, located about 170km southeast of Tripoli, on Sunday.

For more on this story, visit: Libyan interim fighters ‘enter Bani Walid’ – Africa – Al Jazeera English.

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