Arab TV stations report dead, wounded in Zawiyah

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Posted: Mar 18, 2011 4:03 PM
Arab TV stations report dead, wounded in Zawiyah

CAIRO (Reuters) - Al Arabiya television reported at least 13 people were killed on Friday in violence in the Libyan city of Zawiyah, west of Tripoli. The report was sourced to a doctor.

Al Jazeera quoted a witness saying more than 50 people had been killed and 300 wounded there. Hassan Warbok, identified by Al Jazeera as the rebel leader in the city, was among the dead, it reported.

(Writing by Tom Perry)