Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Libya raids hit Gaddafi hometown hard as Russia hits the coalition hard
Live feed: Libya raids hit Gaddafi hometown
In pictures: Rebels advance
Libya crisis in maps
Coalition air raids hit Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's birthplace of Sirte, the next target for westward-advancing rebels.
Rebellion at crossroads
Advance Explosions have been heard in Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's home town of Sirte - as the rebel advance west towards the capital Tripoli was halted by Libyan government forces.
A Libyan rebel spokesman has said Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte has been seized by rebels.Related Stories Libyan rebels recapture eastern town of Ajdabiyah, Libya 'placing corpses at Western bomb sites, 'Libyan rebels move towards Gaddafi heartland, Nato to command all Libya's military operations, Gaddafi 'compound' footage shown
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