Libyan rebels said they launched their first attack on Tripoli in coordination with NATO late Saturday, and Associated Press reporters heard unusually heavy gunfire and explosions in the capital. The fighting erupted just hours after opposition fighters captured the key city of Zawiya nearby.
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Libyan rebels say they have seized control of the western town of Zlitan, following intense battles with forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Libyan rebels fought fiercely with loyalist forces on Friday, as they continued their battle to control Zawiyah. The opposition counts the amount of dead at 32, with another 150 injured. After 've executed their first attack on Tripoli in coordination with NATO late on Saturday, AP reporters claim to have heard unusually heavy gunfire and explosions in the capital Libya: Rebels Say They Have claim to have taken control of the strategic oil refinery town of Brega as confirmation comes of a meeting between US envoys and members of Moamer Kadhafi's regime. Tags: libya, rebels, they, have, Saturday said had launched a push to capture the coastal oil town of Brega, but were advancing slowly because Muammar Gaddafi's forces had sown minefields across its approaches. Rebel fighters said on Wednesday had retaken a village lost to forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi earlier in the day, setting up a possible march on the capital, Tripoli. have captured the airport in the besieged city of Misrata, driving back troops loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi.