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Libya rebels claim gains near capital

Libyan rebels said they were firmly in control of the town of Bir al-Ghanam,a staging post about 80 km south of Tripoli.

Libyan rebels said Sunday they were firmly in control of the town of Bir al-Ghanam,a staging post about 80 km south of Tripoli. Bir al-Ghanam is the closest point the rebels have come to Muammar Gaddafi’s stronghold in the capital.