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Libya: Qaddafi’s Forces Reportedly Withdrawing from Misrata

Posted on | April 23, 2011 | 1 Comment

Note that this news is not yet confirmed:

Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s forces began to withdraw from the besieged western city of Misurata on Saturday, a rebel spokesman said, the first stage of a plan announced by the government to turn the fighting there over to tribal supporters.
As rebel leaders in the east claimed victory, fighters fired automatic weapons in the air and supporters blared car horns in celebration here in the provisional rebel capital. But the news of a withdrawal could not be independently confirmed, and there were still reports of heavy fighting in Misurata on Saturday.

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