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By: Catie Leary on Sept. 2, 2011, 6:55 a.m.
People refill their cooking gas canisters in Nalut, Libya on Aug. 29.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Nalut recovers from violence

People refill their cooking gas canisters in Nalut, Libya, on Aug. 29. The violence around Nalut finally subsided after the western city's fighters drove away Moammar Gadhafi's troops from the Nafusa Mountains. However, the city is still suffering from critical shortages of supplies such as food, gas and medicine.