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Libya - Aug 12, 2011 - 06:49

Last modified: 12 Aug 2011 02:49

At least 25 rebel-fighters were injured and 8 shot dead in Brega on Thursday. Some injured were taken to hospital in

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.

I have been injured in Brega, in the third residential district nearby a tyrant's [Gaddafi] beach cabin. There was a green flag placed over the cabin but one of our fighters brought it down before he was shot. We expected that they [pro-Gaddafi people who were inside the cabin] will move out as we are in Ramadan and we did not want to kill any of them but they tried to fool us so finally we gave a finishing stroke to them. Brega has been liberated on August 11, 2011. - Injured fighter, Ghaith Al-Zawawy