19 Mar '11, 10pm

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

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

The United States, Britain and France pounded targets in Libya with air strikes and Tomahawk missiles on Saturday, in a campaign to prevent Muammar Gaddafi from crushing a month-old uprising against his rule. -- PHOTO: AP TRIPOLI - THE United States, Britain and France pounded targets in Libya with air strikes and Tomahawk missiles on Saturday, in a campaign to prevent Muammar Gaddafi from crushing a month-old uprising against his rule. US and British forces fired at least 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles against Libya's air defence sites, a top US military officer said, two days after a UN Security Council resolution with Arab backing authorised military action. 'Today, I authorised the armed forces of the United States to begin a limited military action in Libya,' President Barack Obama said while on a visit to Brazil. The military official said the first strikes aimed at im...

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