Rebels think Gaddafi in Tripoli, report clash

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Posted: Aug 24, 2011 5:16 PM

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi is still somewhere in Tripoli and clashes were under way on Wednesday in a southern area of the city where he may be hiding, a rebel official told Reuters.

"We think Gaddafi is still hiding somewhere in Tripoli. He is likely to be in the al-Hadhba al-Khadra area," the official in Tripoli, who gave his name as Abdulrahman, told Reuters by telephone. "There is fighting in the al-Hadhba al-Khadra area."

(Reporting by Reuters Algiers bureau; Writing by Christian Lowe in Tunis; Editing by Alastair Macdonald)