19 Mar '11, 8am

Libya warplane shot down

Libya warplane shot down

BENGHAZI, Libya - Fighting raged around Libya's rebel stronghold of Benghazi Saturday ahead of a key meeting in Paris to discuss international military action against Muammar Gaddafi's government forces. The southern edge of the city suffered at least two air strikes and sustained shelling, sending thick smoke into the sky, and a warplane crashed in flames, an AFP reporter said. The air strikes came after the Libyan government said it was observing a ceasefire it had announced on Friday, shortly after the United Nations voted to authorise the use of force against Gaddafi's troops to spare civilians. The rebels, who have been trying to overthrow the Libyan leader for more than a month, said his troops had continued to bombard cities, violating the ceasefire continuously since its declaration. The government for its part said its armed forces were under attack west of Bengha...

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