Nato strikes ‘hit Gaddafi forces near Zintan’

2011-04-29 11:46

Algiers – Nato air strikes today hit forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi which had been attacking the rebel held town of Zintan, a rebel spokesperson told Reuters.

“Nato this morning attacked Gaddafi’s forces positioned north of Zintan, from where they have been surrounding the town. Five missiles landed in the area,” the spokesperson, called Abdulrahman, said by telephone from the town.

“Gaddafi’s forces did not bombard Zintan today after the air strikes,” he said.

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