09 Apr '11, 12pm

海峽時報world Shelling nears Ajdabiya as Gaddafi forces advance: AJDABIYA - ADVANCING pro-government forces shelled...

海峽時報world Shelling nears Ajdabiya as Gaddafi forces advance: AJDABIYA - ADVANCING pro-government forces shelled...

A rebel fighter mans an anti-aircraft gun mounted on a pick-up truck on the road between Ajdabiya and Brega. Advancing pro-government forces shelled retreating rebel fighters west of Ajdabiya. -- PHOTO: REUTERS AJDABIYA - ADVANCING pro-government forces shelled retreating rebel fighters west of Ajdabiya on Saturday, an AFP correspondent in the key Libyan road junction town heard. At least 10 loud explosions rocked the outskirts of the town in a major setback for the rebels, who earlier in the day had pushed towards the oil refinery town of Brega on the central coast, 80km further west. The rebels had even allowed foreign journalists to advance halfway to Brega to a point where they established a supply base behind their shortlived front lines, the first time they had done so since Wednesday. Dozens of cars and military vehicles were seen pouring east out of Ajdabiya toward...

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