06 Jul '11, 10am

#Libya #FF backed by NATO air power on Wednesday launched a promised assault on a key gateway to #Tripoli #feb17

#Libya #FF backed by NATO air power on Wednesday launched a promised assault on a key gateway to #Tripoli #feb17

ZINTAN, Libya : Libyan rebels backed by NATO air power on Wednesday launched a promised assault on a key gateway to Tripoli, attacking positions just 50 kilometres (30 miles) from the capital. Buoyed by French arms drops and NATO-led air strikes, the rebels attacked positions in the Gualish area, in the plains north of their enclave in the Nafusa mountains southwest of Tripoli, an AFP correspondent said. A rebel leader from the hilltown of Zintan said his forces had coordinated their assault with NATO, which has stepped up its bombing campaign by destroying frontline armour of Muammar al-Gaddafi's regime in the past week. "We waited before launching this assault and finally got the green light from NATO this morning and the offensive began," the rebel leader said. There were intense exchanges of artillery, mortar and cannon fire between the rebel fighters and government tr...

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