The flows of the besieged town of civilians fled Moamer Gaddafi in Sirte as battles were raging on Sunday to check on the bastion of the fugitive strongman as the Red Cross warned of a medical emergency.
An AFP reporter at a hospital in the area of the mosque to the west of hundreds of residents called the city of Sirte was fleeing in vehicles packed with some people that sits on top of the possessions he piled high in the back of the collections.
"There are now so many rockets. Yesterday there were a lot attacks. Could not we just stay any longer, "said Faraj Ali as a fighter of the National Transitional Council has checked his identity and those of women and children crammed in his car.
A team of Red Cross, which delivered desperately needed supplies alfalfa in the coastal town was besieged on Saturday, said the hospital was back in the fire of the rocket forces and the new regime have stepped up their assault on the diehards Gaddafi.
Meanwhile, the smoke was seen to increase in Sirte on Sunday from the village where Moamer Gaddafi was born, an AFP correspondent said, as the contestants with the new regime of Libya said that the NATO air strikes was hitting the area.
Jema Masoud Al-Amari, a fighter from the eastern city of Benghazi, said there had been clashes in the village of Abu Hadi, where Gaddafi reportedly was born in a Bedouin tent in 1942.
"There are still some fighters in there Gaddafi. NATO asked us to pull back "so they could launch air strikes on the city of Sirte on the outskirts of the south near the local airport, he said.
Kalen of Imam Al-Mahmoud Hammoud, who was seen leaving the village with his family, said fighters from the new regime of Libya had told them to leave the area urgently. "The thwar (fighters) escorted us out. I have come to our house and told us we had an hour to go to. We were told it was safe to go, "he said.
Senator John McCain on Sunday the United States has asked Washington to send the urgent medical aid to help thousands of people injured in Libya.
"They got thousands and thousands of wounded. They say they have lost 25,000 people killed, 3,000 maimed, injured 60,000. That is their government figures, "the nation of the television program of CBS said McCain" face ". "We should help them," said the influential U.S. legislator.