Libya Live Blog
Libya - Aug 11, 2011 - 20:56
Libyan rebels have captured the residential districts of Brega but soldiers loyal to Muammar Gaddafi still hold western parts of the town where the oil facilities are located, a rebel spokesman said on Thursday.
"It is liberated. It is under our control now," spokesman Mossa Mahmoud al-Mograbi said of the eastern part of the town.
An area to the south of Brega had also been captured though clashes were still going on against about 100 Gaddafi soldiers in the west of the town, he said.
"We are sure we will defeat them," he said. - Reuters