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May 24, 2011 2:25 pm

NATO’s Most Ferocious Air Strike on Tripoli

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Washington Post – The Libyan capital of Tripoli shook with at least 15 massive explosions, as NATO launched its largest airstrike to date on the heart of Moammar Gaddafi’s regime. The overnight bombings appeared concentrated on Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli.¬†NATO said in a statement that it had struck a vehicle storage facility adjacent to the compound.

“This facility is known to have been active … resupplying the regime forces that have been conducting attacks against innocent civilians,” NATO said.

Government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim said NATO had targeted the headquarters of the military reserves, killing at least three people and injuring dozens. Gaddafi was still alive, Ibrahim said.

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