Heavy fighting in Libya’s Misrata, resident says

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Heavy fighting is underway between forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and rebels in two districts of the city of Misrata, a resident told Reuters on Monday.

“Heavy and fierce fighting is now taking place at the eastern entrance to the city and in the center … on Tripoli Street,” the resident, called Abdelsalam, told Reuters by telephone.

(Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by David Stamp)

Heavy fighting in Libya’s Misrata, resident says