Herald Sun: Four Killed in Libyan Oil Town

At least four people have been killed and 35 wounded in Libya's oil town of Ras Lanuf as rebels retreated under continuous government rocket and sniper fire, according to a hospital official. There were scenes of chaos at Brega hospital, where some of the bodies and wounded were being taken and the most serious cases, which were being transferred to Ajdabiya, the next town further east into rebel-held territory on the coast. "We have four dead and 35 wounded, but there are still many more coming." said Boukhatwa, the hospital official registering the casualties. It was not possible to speak to the doctors, who were fully preoccupied with the wounded, while moving medical supplies and barking orders to save the lives of their patients. Mohammed Wanis, the hospital manager, said that scores had been wounded, but not all of the casualties had been brought to Brega. In his final statement, he explained that: "We expect to find more bodies."

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