Palestinian family among NATO strike's fatalities in Libya: ministry

09:05, June 22, 2011      

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Palestinian Foreign Affairs Ministry on Tuesday announced that a Palestinian family was killed in a NATO airstrike on Tripoli, the Libyan capital.

The ministry said in a statement that the family is made up of four, adding that all of them have died in the attack that targeted a residential building Monday.

Libyan reports said that 15 people were killed in that airstrike.

About 20,000 Palestinians, most of them refugees, live in Libya.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was informed about the incident, the ministry said.

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