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Sirte: 'We're lucky to get out'

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Fighting in the Libyan city of Sirte has been prolonged due to resistance put up by supporters of Colonel Gaddafi but the presence of thousands of civilians is preventing anti-Gaddafi forces from mounting an all-out assault on the town.

The BBC's Jonathan Head has spent some time on the front line with one of the volunteer brigades fighting there.


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