Rare daytime Nato air strike rocks Tripoli

2011-05-28 10:12

A Nato air strike shook the Libyan capital Tripoli in a rare daytime attack today.

A Reuters correspondent in the city reported hearing “one big boom” at about 8am.

“It came from the air. It was either a bomb or a missile,” he said.

No further details were immediately available.

Nato bombed several sites in the capital last night, Libyan state television and Arab news channel Al Arabiya reported.

The Libyan broadcaster said Nato raids had also caused “human and material” damage near Mizda, to the south. 

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