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Libya / Revolution / Tripoli #1000417

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 23, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Statements from Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi and government spokesman Musa Ibrahim about events in Tripoli reviewed.

(Tripoli: Sara Sidner) The fighting in Tripoli at Kadhafi's compound featured; scenes shown of gunfire in the street.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The day's events reviewed; scenes shown of celebratory gunfire, the fighting between the rebels and Kadhafi's forces, the Kadhafi compound that was ransacked and looted. [SIDNER - calls this an important day for the rebels; shows the compound area, cars from the Kadhafi regime, the walls.] [In the hotel, CNN's Matthew CHANCE - describes the conditions here in the hotel.] The changing situation in Tripoli noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Tripoli: Sara Sidner) The situation in Tripoli with rebel fighters in the square as they got absolutely nuts celebrating, the question of who is in control here around the compound, the firing by Kadhafi forces, the concerns about reporters in the nearby hotel, the rebel control of checkpoints around the city discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Tripoli: Matthew Chance) The grim situation from inside the hotel in Tripoli where Kadhafi loyalists are still in control discussed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Sidner, Sara;
Chance, Matthew

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