April 28, 2011 / 9:23 AM / 8 years ago

Shelling kills 7 rebels in Libya's Misrata : doctor

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Seven rebel fighters in the Libyan city of Misrata were killed overnight when forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi hit their checkpoint with artillery fire and rockets, a local doctor said.

“Fifteen of our rebels at a checkpoint near the front line have been attacked by Gaddafi’s troops with heavy artillery and then with rockets,” said the doctor. “We received seven dead and four injured.”

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