Damaged tanks in Libya

Tanks damaged by coalition airstrikes are seen through a hole in a wall of the General Company for Pharmaceutical Industry building in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011451" title="Tripoli (Libya)" href="/topic/international/libya/tripoli-%28libya%29-PLGEO100100602011451.topic">Tripoli</a>, Libya. According to media sources, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVGAP00004" title="Libyan Civil War (2011)" href="/topic/politics/activism/protest/libyan-civil-war-%282011%29-EVGAP00004.topic">Libyan rebels</a> trying to advance toward the capital clashed with leader <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT000007572" title="Muammar Gaddafi" href="/topic/politics/government/muammar-gaddafi-PEPLT000007572.topic">Moammar Kadafi's</a> troops in western <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000082" title="Libya" href="/topic/international/libya-PLGEO00000082.topic">Libya</a>. The rebels were nearing Zlitan, one of three towns separating the opposition-controlled city of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011655" title="Misrata (Libya)" href="/topic/international/libya/misrata-%28libya%29-PLGEO100100602011655.topic">Misurata</a> and Tripoli, where Kadafi remains firmly in control, according to broadcaster <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000017580" title="Al Jazeera Media Network" href="/topic/business/media-industry/television-industry/al-jazeera-media-network-ORCRP000017580.topic">Al Jazeera</a>.
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( Mohamed Messara / EPA / June 13, 2011 )

Tanks damaged by coalition airstrikes are seen through a hole in a wall of the General Company for Pharmaceutical Industry building in Tripoli, Libya. According to media sources, Libyan rebels trying to advance toward the capital clashed with leader Moammar Kadafi's troops in western Libya. The rebels were nearing Zlitan, one of three towns separating the opposition-controlled city of Misurata and Tripoli, where Kadafi remains firmly in control, according to broadcaster Al Jazeera.

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