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Libya: capture of Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte ‘complete’

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Ben Farmer and Barney Henderson
London Telegraph
October 20, 2011

Sirte – Muammar Gaddafi’s last stronghold – has fallen to rebel fighters after days of bloodshed.

In the early hours of the morning, at least five cars carrying loyalist fighters attempted to escape the city, but most were rounded up and killed by revolutionaries.

Rebels then moved into the city’s Number Two residential neighbourhood, which was the last pocket of pro-Gaddafi resistance left in the war-torn country.

“Sirte has been liberated. There are no Gaddafi forces any more,” said Col Yunus Al Abdali, head of operations in the eastern half of the city. “We are now chasing his fighters who are trying to run away.”

However, there were reports that Gaddafi loyalists had donned civilian clothing and were firing indiscriminately at people.

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