Tripoli hit by three powerful blasts

2011-06-25 14:20

Tripoli – Three powerful explosions struck the eastern Tripoli suburb of Tajura today, the site of a number of military installations, AFP correspondents said.

The explosions took place around 2.45pm (local time), and columns of smoke could be seen from the centre of the capital.

Tajura has been the repeated target of Nato air strikes against the forces of strongman Muammar Gaddafi, but it was not immediately known whether the blasts resulted from such an attack.

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