Libya Live Blog
Libya - Aug 2, 2011 - 15:48
Rebel forces say they pushed into the centre of Zlitan in a pre-dawn attack earlier today, sparking clashes with Gaddafi's forces in the town.
"The rebels advanced today inside Zlitan to control the centre. Now there is a vicious fight with Gaddafi's forces," said Colonel Ahmed Omar Bani, a military spokesman based in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.
Zlitan lies about 120km east of Tripoli, the capital.