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Rebels, Government Forces Battle for Liberian Capital

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Rebels, Government Forces Battle for Liberian Capital

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Rebels, Government Forces Battle for Liberian Capital

Rebels, Government Forces Battle for Liberian Capital

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In Liberia, forces loyal to President Charles Taylor fight to maintain control of two key bridges into the capital as rebel troops press their assault. Three days of gunfire and explosions in Monrovia have forced tens of thousands to flee. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.