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Libya rebels take control of Garyan

08-18-2011 18:53 BJT Special Report:Int'l Intervention in Libya |

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Fighting continues in Libya as rebel forces make advances on several fronts after pushing forward into key towns that surround the capital Tripoli. Libyan rebel fighters are now in control of Garyan.

The city is located about 80 km south of Tripoli, on the main highway connecting the south of the country to the capital. According to local reports, the rebel flag was seen flying in the central town square. On the square, the rebels have positioned a T-34 tank and anti-aircraft gun.

 

 

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: CNTV.CN

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