27 Mar '11, 12pm

Libyan rebels retake hamlet of Bin Jawad gotta love the language ! sounds like thatched cottages and a duck pond.

BIN JAWAD (Libya) - LIBYAN rebels fighting Muammar Gaddafi's regime on Sunday recaptured Bin Jawad, a hamlet 50 kilometres west of the key oil town of Ras Lanuf, AFP correspondents reported. The rebels said they took advantage of French air strikes on Bin Jawad at 9:00 am (0700 GMT, 3pm Singapore time) that destroyed several tanks, the wreckages of which were seen on a road. Members of the ragtag rebel army fired off rounds of celebratory gunfire into the air as they headed further west towards Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, a central coastal city. -- AFP

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