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In PHOTOS: Inside Libya, the war zone

Last updated on: March 10, 2011 09:04 IST

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At least 400 people have been killed and 2,000 been wounded in eastern Libya since the uprising broke out against Col Muammar Gaddafi.

With Internet connections blocked and telephone lines cut, the news of how those wanting to see Gaddafi's exit from the country are waging their battle, has been hard to come by.

As the United States sets up a co-ordinated international effort on Libya, rediff.com takes you straight to the war zone.

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Image: A rebel fighter fires a rocket-propelled grenade launcher in front of a gas storage terminal during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad, March 9
Photographs: Reuters
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Image: Rebel fighters jump away from shrapnel during heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Bin Jawad
Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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Image: An anti-Gaddafi rebel fires an anti-aircraft gun during clashes with pro-Qaddafi forces in Ras Lanuf
Photographs: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters
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Image: Injured rebels are helped out of a car during a battle along the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jiwad
Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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Image: A rebel holds his ears as a bomb launched by a Libyan air force jet loyal to Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi explodes in the desert near Brega
Photographs: Joel Silva/Folhapress/Reuters
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Image: Rebel fighters gesture as a multiple rocket launcher is fired during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad
Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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Image: Rebel fighters run for cover in front of a burning gas storage terminal during a battle on the road between Ras Lanuf and Bin Jawad
Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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Image: A rebel fighter fires his rifle at a military aircraft loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi at a checkpoint in Ras Lanuf
Photographs: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
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Image: Men look at an unexploded missile after an air strike in the eastern city of Ras Lanuf
Photographs: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters
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Image: A rebel fighter takes cover from shelling by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi during a battle near Ras Lanuf
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Image: Anti-Gaddafi rebels retreat after coming under rocket fire during clashes with pro-Gaddafi forces near Ras Lanuf
Photographs: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters
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Image: A rebel fighter fires a cannon during a battle near Ras Lanuf
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Image: A rebel fighter lies down with ammunition on him near the oil facility of Ras Lanuf
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Image: A rebel fighter holds a Kingdom of Libya flag and a knife during shelling by soldiers loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in a battle near Ras Lanuf
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