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The battle for Brega

BREGA, Libya — Libyan rebels put their best troops in to battle Moammar Gadhafi's forces for the eastern oil town of Brega on Sunday while Western warplanes flew overhead and the sound of explosions ripped through the air.

"There is fighting going on inside Brega, Gadhafi's forces are based inside Brega university, and we're shelling them and advancing them bit by bit," said Col. Juma Abdel-Hamid, as Grad rockets fired off toward government positions.

Read the full story and see more images of the Libyan conflict in our slideshow.