01 May '11, 12am

Deadly Gaddafi assault on Libyan oasis town: Rebels - Straits Times #libya #gaddafi

BENGHAZI (Libya) - FORCES loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on Saturday stormed the oasis town of Jalo, south of the rebel bastion of Benghazi, killing five people, a military official said. 'There were five killed and more than 10 wounded,' said Colonel Ahmed Omar Bani, military spokesman for the Libyan opposition Transitional National Council, based in the eastern city of Benghazi. He said the casualties were all rebel fighters who had defended the town. 'There was strong resistance from the rebels,' said rebel Aisa Sunus, 40, a chicken farmer turned freedom fighter who travelled four hours by car to reach Benghazi and deliver the news. He said Jalo was back under control but that the neighbouring town of Jalo, had fallen to Gaddafi's forces, a report Bani confirmed. 'Some Gaddafi troops were killed but they took the bodies with them so we do not know how many,' Mr ...

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