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Tag Archives: Bani Walid
Libya’s interim government forces say they have made progress in their attack on Sirte, a stronghold of forces loyal to Col Muammar Gaddafi. However, the advance has been slow and there is fierce resistance from loyalist forces. There are also … Continue reading
Libyan revolutionary forces faced fierce resistance on Friday as they streamed into Bani Walid. Snipers are one of the biggest threats.
Libyan fighters captured a valley leading to the centre of Bani Walid earlier today from Muammar Gaddafi’s forces. There were later reports that the stronghold had fallen to the country’s new leaders. The desert town of Bani Walid, 110 miles … Continue reading
Seven anti-Gaddafi fighters have been killed and 10 wounded in a fierce battle for the town of Bani Walid. The fighters say they were betrayed by local people who claimed to be on their side and led them into an … Continue reading