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#Protest Another Friday protest, but this one's for freedom: ... tried to portray it as a city going abou... #Libya

TRIPOLI - Shots rang out across a district of the Libyan capital on Friday as forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi tried to break up a crowd of protesters shouting "Gaddafi is the enemy of God!" The demonstrators, who were marking 'Friday of freedom', spilled out of the Murat Adha mosque in the Tajoura district of eastern Tripoli after Friday prayers, and several hundred of them began chanting for an end to Gaddafi's 40 years in power. A few minutes later, pro-Gaddafi security forces in military fatigue and with green scarves around their heads arrived at the scene of the protest. Heavy gunfire could be heard in the Tajoura district and a convoy of 14 sports utility vehicles, with security forces on board, sped through a checkpoint towards the site of the protest. Tripoli is Gaddafi's principal stronghold after large swathes of the country rejected his rule, and t...

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