Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s forces have seized a border crossing in fighting which killed refugees on Tunisian territory, according to Tunisia’s state news agency.
The report said Colonel Gaddafi’s forces took back control of the Dehiba border post from rebels who seized it a week ago.
The TAP agency said the fighting spilled into Tunisia, and Grad missiles were fired. It cited witnesses as saying that refugees were killed and wounded, but gave no details.
It said the fighting pushed about 1,000 Libyans from Wezen in western Libya to take refuge in the Tunisian desert.