epa02939999 A Libyan rebel fires with his machine gun in a strategic checkpoint of Bani Walid, south of Tripoli, Libya, 28 September 2011. According to media report on 28 September, a Libyan rebel commander was killed in an attack by loyalists of fugitive leader Muammar Gaddafi on the northern front of the unruly town of Bani Walid, he had been jailed for 18 years by the Gaddafi government and was released in February this year. Bani Walid is one of Gaddafi’s two remaining strongholds, where fighting between rebels and Gaddafi forces have been ongoing for around two weeks. EPA/MOHAMED MESSARA
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