Global Politics

Rebels Pushing to Secure Tripoli

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Rebels forces in Tripoli (BBC video footage)

Libyan rebels and forces loyal to Col. Muammar Gaddafi have fought running battles in Tripoli, a day after the fugitive leader's compound was overrun. There have been fierce firefights in Bab al-Aziziya, as well as in several southern and central areas of the city. However, foreign journalists have been allowed to leave a hotel where they have been confined for several days. Gaddafi's whereabouts are unknown, but overnight he vowed in a speech to fight until "victory or martyrdom". Host Marco Werman gets the latest from the BBC's Rana Jawad in Tripoli.

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