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Libya - Aug 21, 2011 - 18:38

Last modified: 21 Aug 2011 14:38

Al Jazeera's correspondent in Libya has the following update on the battle for Libya: 

The anti-Gaddafi fighters have fully  taken control of Tajoraa, Suq al-Jumaa, Arada and al-Sabaa neighbourhoods in the capital Tripoli, Al Jazeera correspondent said , adding that clashes were still underway in Ben Ashhour, Fashlom, and Zawiyat al-Dahmani  neighbourhoods in Tripoli.

Anti-Gaddafi fighters said they had seized the headquarters of a company running mobile phones in Tripoli, along with an attempt to advance at the premises of  a government-run radio service

The battle for Tripoli kicked off on Saturday by an uprising that broke out from within the Libyan capital Tripoli, codenamed “Mermaid Dawn”, aimed at liberating the capital.