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Gaddafi's forces shoot in Tripoli's suburbs to disperse protesters: Al-Arabiya

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TRIPOLI, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Security forces belonging to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi started shooting at protesters in the capital Tripoli's suburbs, an eyewitness told Al-Arabiya TV.

"The shooting is in Tripoli suburbs, and they want to disperse protesters away from the main areas," eyewitness Saleh told the TV by telephone.

Another witness, who gave his name as Ziyad, said there was heavy gunfire after the Friday prayers.

"We are armless people, while they are firing live ammunition," he said.

The TV said there is ongoing gunfire in other suburb areas such as Ben Ashur, Shat al-Bahr and Fashlum.

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