Libya rebels take control of Zawiyah oil refinery

Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:17am GMT

Aug 18 (Reuters) - ZAWIYAH Aug 18 (Reuters) - Libyan rebels were in control of the coastal oil refinery in Zawiyah on Thursday following fighting with forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, a Reuters reporter at the refinery said.

Small groups of rebels were inside the complex and there was no sign of pro-Gaddafi forces, the reporter said. (Reporting by Yvonne Bell; editing by Richard Valdmanis)

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