As Libya rebels assumed control of most of Tripoli, Qaddafi's spokesman said 'thousands and thousands' of fighters were on their way to Tripoli to join the fight.
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But Qaddafi loyalists are refusing to surrender, potentially prolonging the victory that rebels and their supporters celebrated with a deafening street party in the capital last night. (For an excellent map of the rebel advances and extent of control, click here – thanks to BusinessInsider.com.)
"We will fight," vowed government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim, who said that there were "thousands and thousands" of fighters on their way to help the loyalists. "We have whole cities on our sides. They are coming en masse to protect Tripoli to join the fight."