19 Mar '11, 9pm

At least 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at Libya

At least 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at Libya

WASHINGTON: The United States on Saturday unleashed a barrage of Tomahawk missiles against the Libyan regime's air defences but ruled out using ground troops in what President Barack Obama called a "limited military action." After initially taking a cautious stance on armed intervention in Libya's civil war, Obama ordered the strikes citing the threat posed to civilians by Muammar Gaddafi's forces and a UN-mandated no-fly zone endorsed by Arab countries. "We must be clear: actions have consequences, and the writ of the international community must be enforced," Obama told reporters while on an official visit to Brazil. But with nearly 100,000 US troops fighting a protracted war in Afghanistan - and with Saturday's missile strikes coming eight years to the day after the United States launched its war in Iraq - Obama made clear that the Libya operation would not result in Am...

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THE US, Britain and France pounded targets in Libya with air strikes and Tomahawk missiles on Saturday

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Libya claims French plane shot down, Paris denies

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