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Sirte civilians 'human shields'

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There have been further clashes in the besieged Libyan city of Sirte and thousands of people are now fleeing from the city.

The BBC's Jonathan Head reports on the humanitarian situation.

And National Transitional Council spokesman Jalal el-Galal explains why Sirte is still a major obstacle.


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