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Libyan government supporters cheered and chanted pro-Kadafi slogans during a fireworks show at a stadium in the contested city.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Armloads of food supplies are given away at a stadium in the western town.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times

Libyan rebels fire rockets at government troops on March 9, 2011.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

A Libyan rebel fighter uses his legs to steady his weapon as he fires at a fighter jet flying overhead during clashes with forces loyal to leader Moammar Kadafi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP

Shells explode near rebels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP

A Libyan rebel fires a rocket-propelled grenade at government troops.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

Rebels take positions while fighting government troops as a natural-gas facility burns.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

A Libyan rebel cries out for an injured comrade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

Wounded Libyan rebel fighters are brought to a hospital.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Moore / Getty Images

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Strikes on Ras Lanuf in Libya create an impasse on the eastern front

Fighting continues in Libya where, on Tuesday, government aircraft launched several airstrikes on Ras Lanuf, and hospital officials said at least 20 people were injured. Combined with tanks and artillery backing government forces about 30 miles west of the port city, the warplanes have halted the rebels’ advance toward Tripoli, the capital.

The attacks appear designed to pin down rebels and cow those among the civilian population who support the rebellion against Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi. Even when just blasting craters in the desert, they have a terrorizing effect.

Read the full story by David Zucchino “Air attacks put Libya town on edge.”

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  1. March 9, 2011, 4:46 pm

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