NATO air raids shake Tripoli, environs

16:43, July 24, 2011      

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Tripoli and its environs were shaken by a latest round of NATO airstrikes in the wee hours of Sunday, local press said.

Libyan state-run TV said "imperialist crusaders" have attacked the southeastern suburbs of the capital.

Blasts were also heard near the residential compound of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Sounds of overflying NATO jets could be heard and columns of smokes could be seen after the explosions, according to local press reports.

NATO has confirmed the raids and said military facilities were the targetss.

Source: Xinhua
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