Agency: Libyan rebels capture oil terminal of Ras Lanuf Port
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's opponents captured oil terminal of the Ras Lanuf Port in the country's east on Sunday morning, the Agence France-Presse reported.
The port captured by rebels at the beginning of the uprising was retaken by Gaddafi's forces on March 12. Ras Lanuf is located in 210 kilometers to the west of the Ajdabiya town, which has been an arena of fierce battle in the past few days, RIA Novosti reported.
On Friday and Saturday, aircrafts of coalition under NATO command subjected Gaddafi's forces to powerful air strikes in Ajdabiya and Marsa-el-Brega in the east of the country, as a result of which, according to the Libyan side's data, dozens of soldiers and civilians were killed. Arab television channels showed dozens of destroyed tanks and armored vehicles of the Libyan army.
After the air strikes, the rebels were able to take both cities.