Gaddafi troops launch assault

by Blythe Harkins

Loyal troops to the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have landed at the Port of Ras Lanuf this morning.  Sounds of fire arms rang out on Friday morning and smoke rose above the town causing people of this residential area to panic.  It is said that four boats carrying about 40 to 50 men each landed in the Port this morning.

credit: Reuters

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