Ex-rebels attack Libya's Bani Walid, 11 killed

Residents from the city of Bani Walid protest outside the National Congress in Tripoli on October 7, 2012. Photo/AFP

What you need to know:

  • The attack came exactly one year after former rebels declared the liberation of Bani Walid
  • Rebels defeated Bani Walid fighters loyal to the former regime on October 17, 2011

At least eleven Libyans were killed and scores wounded in clashes on Wednesday when ex-rebels linked to the army attacked Bani Walid, a former bastion of dictator Moamer Kadhafi, local sources said. Read (Libya's Misrata tense after death of man who caught Gaddafi)


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