Missiles continue to fall inside Tunisia as Libyan conflict escalates

10:44, May 02, 2011      

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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
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