The regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is facing its biggest threat since it took over Libya 41 years ago as the death toll of the unrest gripped the country over the past seven days hit 400.
Dubai-based Al-Arabiya TV, citing eyewitnesses, said deadly clashes in the Libyan capital of Tripoli claimed the lives of 160 people on Monday.
It said the Libyan forces hurled protesters in Tripoli with hand grenades in a last ditch to keep the regime of Gaddafi alive.
The Libyan air force bombed protesters in the capital of Tripoli while they were on the way to a base belongs to the army, it added.
In a televised speech, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Seif al-Islam warned that his father, in power for 41 years, will fight to the end and he would never give up. “We will fight to the last bullet to the last soldier,” Saif al-Islam said.