Blasts, sustained gunfire in Tripoli: Reuters witness

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Posted: Aug 20, 2011 4:14 PM
Blasts, sustained gunfire in Tripoli: Reuters witness

TRIPOLI, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Multiple explosions rocked Tripoli Saturday night and repeated anti-aircraft fire was seen streaking across the sky, a Reuters reporter in the city said.

Sustained gunfire and thuds were heard in the distance and residents of Tajoura, on Tripoli's eastern outskirts, reported clashes were under way.