That didn’t last too long: On the same day the Libyan government announced a cease-fire in its conflict with opposition forces, they renewed assaults in areas away from the U.N. In the rebel-held city of Misrata, about 130 miles from Tripoli, an opposition source described “street battles inside the city," heavy shelling, and pro-Gaddafi snipers terrorizing citizens from rooftops. Libya’s cease-fire came on the heels of a U.N. resolution authorizing a no-fly zone over the country. In response, President Obama warned Gaddafi that there will be “military consequences” if he refuses to comply with the declaration.
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