AP Top News at 1:35 p.m. EDT

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) ? Scattered battles flared Wednesday across the Libyan capital, with pro-regime snipers cutting off the road to Tripoli’s airport while other loyalist fighters launched repeated attacks on Moammar’s Gadhafi’s captured private compound. While opposition fighters claimed they had most of Tripoli under control, a defiant Gadhafi vowed from hiding that he would fight on “until victory or martyrdom.”

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