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Libyan rebels suffer losses as they continue assault on Gadhafi strongholds

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Libyan man reacts as others carry the body of an anti-Gadhafi fighter who was killed in Bani Walid, during his funeral in Tripoli Sept. 29. A senior commander and eight other anti-Gaddafi fighters were killed on Tuesday night in a rocket barrage fired by forces supporting Moammar Gadhafi in Bani Walid, medics said.

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A Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) tank shells the city of Sirte from an outpost some 5 kms (3 miles) east of the entrance to the city, on Sept. 29. as Gadhafi diehards fought pitched battles with combatants loyal to Libya's new rulers for control of the ousted despot's birthplace.

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Several anti-Gadhafi fighters who were injured amid heavy shelling in Sirte wait as they are transported in Red Crescent helicopters from Ras Lanuf to Benghazi on Sept. 28.

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Forces loyal to Libya's interim rulers fire a rocket from an area about 2 km (1 mile) from the centre of the coastal city of Sirte on Sept 28.

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A rocket launcher explodes as forces loyal to Libya's interim rulers fire rockets from an area about 2 km from the centre of the coastal city of Sirte on Sept. 28.

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