Libyan rebels take most of Tripoli

August 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm in The Daily Republic

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) Euphoric Libyan rebels took control of most of Tripoli in a lightning advance Sunday, celebrating the victory in Green Square, the symbolic heart of Moammar Gadhafi’s regime. Gadhafi’s defenders quickly melted away as his 42-year rule crumbled, but the leader’s whereabouts were unknown and pockets of resistance remained.
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