30 Sep '11, 5pm

Snipers halt NTC fight for Gaddafi hometown 狙撃兵に阻まれ市街地制圧は進まず…シルトを破壊する火力は有るが、市民の脱出を待っている…露製130mm砲部隊指揮官が語った。 #libjp #リビア

Snipers halt NTC fight for Gaddafi hometown 狙撃兵に阻まれ市街地制圧は進まず…シルトを破壊する火力は有るが、市民の脱出を待っている…露製130mm砲部隊指揮官が語った。 #libjp #リビア

SIRTE, Libya: Fighters for Libya's new rulers were forced to regroup Friday on the edge of Sirte, as pro-Gaddafi snipers halted a two-week old assault on the ousted despot's hometown. And in Bani Walid, the only other stronghold of forces loyal to Muammar al-Gaddafi, the National Transitional Council's fighters appeared to have opened another front. As the NTC forces faced stiff resistance on the battlefield, doubts grew that Gaddafi's vocal spokesman Mussa Ibrahim had been captured after reports he had been seized while disguised as a woman, complete with veil. AFP correspondents on fronts east and west of Sirte said the former rebels had made no advances on Friday. But in some of the fiercest fighting for days, the NTC fighters pounded Sirte with 106mm anti-tank guns, rocket-launchers and machine guns, while Gaddafi loyalists hit back with mortar, machine-gun and sniper ...

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