Libia: rebels take Ras Lanouf-Afp

AFP correspondents in Ras Lanuf say rebels have retaken the key oil town.

Al Jazeera reports that Libya rebel forces have reached the outskirts of Uqayla after taking control of Brega

A doctor in Misrata told the BBC overnight the city had suffered one of the strongest attacks since the start of the conflict.

“Gaddafi troops are using new tactics to avoid being hit, they are using civilians and buildings as shields to hide their tanks. The troops are using civilian vehicles instead of tanks, using live machine guns instead of artillery. Once we hear the sounds of aircraft they stop attacking”. …

Source: Libya17feb.com, AlJazeera, Afp, BBC

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