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Libya says NATO strikes kill 15 civilians; alliance denies report

Posted By admin On June 26, 2011 @ 3:11 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

CNN [1]
June 26, 2011

NATO airstrikes hit a bakery and a restaurant in the Libyan city of al-Brega Saturday, killing 15 civilians, a Libyan government official told CNN, though the alliance countered that claim.

NATO said it had struck key command-and-control centers. The alliance said there was “no indication of civilian casualties in connection with these strikes.”

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s forces have occupied buildings in an abandoned area of al-Brega from where they are launching attacks on civilians, a NATO statement said. The alliance monitored the buildings and said it determined them to be clear military targets.

“This continues to show Gadhafi’s reprehensible tactics of placing military assets and operations at the heart of civilian neighborhoods,” said Lt. Gen. Charles Bouchard, NATO commander for the Libya campaign.

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[1] CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/06/25/libya.war/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

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[4] Nato killed 72 civilians in Libya air strikes, says Human Rights Watch: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nato-killed-72-civilians-in-libya-air-strikes-says-human-rights-watch.html

[5] In Strikes on Libya by NATO, an Unspoken Civilian Toll: http://www.prisonplanet.com/in-strikes-on-libya-by-nato-an-unspoken-civilian-toll.html

[6] “Protecting” Civilians And Aiding Rebels By Killing Them: 13 Dead From NATO Airstrike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/protecting-civilians-and-aiding-rebels-by-killing-them-13-dead-from-nato-airstrike.html

[7] Russia condemns NATO strikes on Libya: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-condemns-nato-strikes-on-libya.html

[8] NATO to continue airstrikes to aid Libya civilians: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nato-to-continue-airstrikes-to-aid-libya-civilians.html

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