“Libya: Air strikes hit Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte”

March 28, 2011

Coalition air raids have hit the town of Sirte, Col Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown and the next target of rebel forces advancing westwards. A Libyan government spokesman said three Libyan civilians had been killed in the city’s port. Heavy explosions were also heard in the capital, Tripoli, late on Sunday. The raids came as Nato took full command of the whole military operation in Libya, intended to enforce a UN resolution to protect civilians. Foreign correspondents in Sirte said they heard several loud explosions in the city as aircraft flew overhead.

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