Thursday, May 26, 2011

At least 19 killed in the bombing of Tripoli

Madrid .- The Libyan state television, Libyan, has said that air strikes conducted by NATO early Tuesday on Tripoli and killed around 19 people, all civilians, and wounded 150. NATO has said that the targets were infrastructure and military equipment to forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. In its previous assessment of the attacks, the Libyan government spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, reported three dead and 150 wounded.

Foreign correspondents claimed that it was the most intense attack since the US Alliance Western military intervention in Libya last March, and were made up to twenty targets in the capital. On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday six explosions were heard in various parts of Tripoli, according to Reuters.

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