24 Apr '11, 12am

Libya hit by new blasts

TRIPOLI: Three new explosions rocked the Libyan capital late Saturday as NATO warplanes overflew Tripoli, AFP journalists said, after several earlier blasts in the city centre and outlying quarters. The latest explosions were heard around 10:40 pm (2040 GMT) and one of them was felt in a hotel housing journalists, not far from downtown Tripoli. Two of the earlier explosions came from downtown Tripoli, while the rest came from areas further out, but the correspondents were not immediately able to determine the targeted sites. Heavy anti-aircraft and automatic arms fire were also heard in many areas of the city. On Friday, as anti-aircraft fire rang out and ambulance sirens wailed, NATO air strikes hit a patch of bare ground looking like a bunker opposite Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi's Bab al-Aziziya residence. Minders who took foreign correspondents to the scene on Satu...

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