Friday, April 1, 2011

Confirm explosions in Tripoli

Aircraft of the international coalition forces flew over this afternoon, several areas of Tripoli after loud explosions were heard in the east of the Libyan capital, according to the UAE TV channel Al Arabiya. A resident of Tripoli, named Saad, told the chain that allied planes bombed three times in the eastern part of the city.

The Libyan news agency Jana confirmed within minutes after the bombing and said, as they do from the beginning of the attacks, they reached "civil and military areas" without providing further details. This afternoon the State agency had claimed that Allied planes also bombed residential areas and military in the cities of Misrata, Zenten, Uatiya and Mizdah.

This last town was attacked and in the early hours of this morning with the result of a dead and many injured, according to Jana, who said the attacks also hit a hospital. Today's attack in Tripoli is the first coalition forces carried out during the day on the Libyan capital, whose surroundings have been attacked, usually at night.

It also comes shortly after Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, to request today to the international coalition to stop its "savage aggression" against Libya and insisted again that his country has no problem and that everything that happens is " a struggle against Al Qaeda. " In a letter released by the Libyan news agency Jana and destined to Libya contact group which meets in London, and the international community, Gadhafi said the allies are conducting the "extermination" of the Libyan people.

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