(Euronews: 2313 PST, April 28, 2011) Fighting between rebels and forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi has provoked an angry response from Tunisia. The storming of the Dehiba-Wazin crossing by government troops saw artillery shells land on the Tunisian side of the border.
Tunis strongly condemned the incursions demanding an immediate halt. Nevertheless, the offensive appeared to be a wider move by Gaddafi's men to weed out opposition in the west of the country. Though the rebels rapidly countered, one anti-Gaddafi fighter desperately demanded international help.
'Fierce Fighting' Along Libya-Tunisia Border
(Al Jazeera English: 0147 PST, April 29, 2011) Reports are coming in of fresh fighting at a Libyan border crossing with Tunisia. Al Jazeera's Sue Turton has this update from near the Libyan border.