Libya: explosions heard in Tripoli

Nine loud explosions have rocked Gaddafi’s hometown Sirte last night, AFP reports

Al Jazeera’s Sue Turton in Benghazi reports that the opposition’s National Council has claimed that Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte was taken at 11.30pm last night (local time) by opposition forces.

Shamsi Abdul Mullah, a spokesman for the council, said that the city was found to be “unarmed” and opposition fighters did not encounter much resistance.


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