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21:30 Reuters Gaddafi forces launched an attack on Zintan on Monday evening, at least 10 rockets landed on the town.
20:45 Al Manara Media reports that two groups of Gaddafi forces have surrendered to the Tunisian army after they split from the battalion. The first group surrendered at 11:00 this morning in the Umm al Alfaar area and the second group surrendered at the Wazin border crossing at about 15:00 this afternoon.
20:33 Reuters The Swiss government has frozen 360 million Swiss Francs ($417 million) in assets linked to Gaddafi.
20:18 Medecins Sans Frontieres A 12-person MSF team is working in Misrata and more staff are on their way, the organization has said.
19:51 NATO 2 of the 3 sea mines that were laid by Gaddafi forces in the port of Misrata have been destroyed. NATO minesweepers are still searching for a third drifting mine that is preventing aid supplies to the city. The mines were small and hard to detect but capable of doing serious damage to shipping.
18:26 Reuters Residents say the besieged town of Yefren say there is a dire need for food, drinking water and medical supplies. Young children are especially vulnerable and if help doesn’t arrive soon, there will be a large number of casualties in the next few weeks, a refugee said.
17:03 Reuters Gaddafi forces halted their bombardment of Misrata after NATO conducted air strikes, but the port is still closed. “There were strikes by NATO on the outskirts of the city today at around midday (1000 GMT),” a spokesman, called Reda, told Reuters by telephone. “The port is still closed. Gaddafi’s forces bombarded it earlier today. The bombardment has now stopped.”
14:46 NATO On May 1st, NATO aircraft conducted 165 sorties, 60 of which were strike sorties. Some of the targets included near Tripoli: 1 ammunition storage. Near Mizdah: 3 Ammunitian storages. Near Zintan: 2 ammunition storages, 1 Armoured Personnel Carrier, 3 Armoured Fighting Vehicles and 1 military truck. Near Sirte: 6 ammunition storages. Near Dahra: 1 communications facility. And finally near Brega 1 tank and 1 anti-aircraft gun.
11:36 Reuters Misrata is under continuous attack from rocket fire. A spokesman told Reuters that the shelling had not stopped for 36 hours.
10:16 Al Jazeera English At least 6 people were killed and several dozen were wounded in attacks on Misrata this morning as tanks were trying to enter the city from al-Ghiran, a southwestern suburb near the airport.
00:20 Reuters Libyan Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim has said on Sunday that the Libyan government regretted the attacks on several embassies in Tripoli. He said police forces were overpowered by crowds angered by the NATO air strike that allegedly killed Saif al-Arab. The Deputy Foreign Minister said Libya would survey the damages to foreign missions and repair them.