Missiles continue to fall inside Tunisia as Libyan conflict escalates

10:44, May 02, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

A number of missiles from unrest-hit Libya fell into Tunisia near the Tunisian border town of Dhiba on Sunday afternoon, the official news agency TAP reported.

The missiles which fell in a desert area near the town, as forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and the rebels are vying for control of the Wazen border town in Libya, which currently still in the hands of the rebels.

Also on Sunday, the Libyan government forces chased by the rebels, tried to cross the border but were prevented by the Tunisian army, TAP said, adding no exchange of fire was reported during the incident.

It is the third time the Libyan missiles fell into Tunisia. A few days ago, the Tunisian foreign ministry, in a communique, condemned the violation of its territorial sovereignty.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
BRICS Leaders Meeting 2011
 
Japan in aftershocks
 
     
 
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
April 23   Pictures catch ancient & cultural heritage of a Sichuan town
 
April 28   Will China's rise lead to the decline of U.S.?
April 25   Kunming-Singapore High-Speed Railway begins construction
April 25   Chinese path -- a marvel of world's economic growth
April 23   The week in pictures
April 26   Second excavation to sunken 'Nan'ao No 1' finished
April 27   Guizhou girl designs tea set for Prince William's wedding
April 26   PLA reserve force Type 07 uniform makes debut in Beijing
April 28   Old friends eye for new & higher levels of cooperation
April 29   Shanghai auto show closes
 
     
 
 

(Editor:张心意)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • BRICS Leaders' Meeting 2011
  • Focus On China
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • 2011 Houston Int'l Festival emphasis on Culture of Silk Road
  • Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato died at 99
  • Revelers participate in "Doo Dah 2011 Parade" in Pasadena, California, U.S.
  • Strawberry Music Festival 2011 kicked off at Tongzhou Canal Park in Beijing
  • Large Chinese music play Phoenix staged in Toronto
  • Dancers from Russia Royal Ballet performe Swan Lake in China's Changchun
Most Popular
Hot Forum Dicussion