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Gunfights, clashes erupt in Libyan capital

What's with all the shouting?

AP reports:

Gunfights broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday between supporters of deposed leader Moammar Gadhafi and forces of the National Transitional Council, raising fears of an insurgency against the country's new rulers.

Hundreds of NTC fighters in trucks shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) careered toward the Abu Salim neighborhood, a center of support for Gadhafi, and the two sides exchanged automatic and heavy machine gun fire.

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Ismail Zitouni / Reuters

Anti-Gadhafi forces shout during a gun battle with Gadhafi supporters in the Abu Salim neighbourhood in Tripoli October 14, 2011. A gun battle broke out in the Libyan capital Tripoli on Friday between 20 to 50 armed supporters of deposed leader
Moammar Gadhafi and forces of the National Transitional Council (NTC), a Reuters witness and residents said.



Ismail Zitouni / Reuters

Anti-Gaddafi forces shout during a gun battle with pro-Gadhafi supporters in the Abu Salim neighborhood in Tripoli October 14.

Gun battles break out in Tripoli between Moammar Gadhafi supporters and forces loyal to Libya's new National Transitional Council. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.