February 20, 2011
There are reports this morning that protests have broken out in the Libyan capital Tripoli for the first time, amid signs leader Moamar Gaddafi’s four-decade grip on power could be weakening.
The BBC is reporting at least four separate demonstrations have begun in Tripoli and witnesses say security forces are using live ammunition and tear gas on protesters.
Al Jazeera, citing unnamed sources, says thousands of protesters have clashed with pro-government supporters in the city’s Green Square.
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